Tuesday, 31 January 2012

Two leading African Poets; Professors Wole Soyinka and Kofi Awoonor congratulating Chidi Anthony Opara (right) after reading his poems at a literary event at the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria in 2008.

Chidi Anthony Opara inducted as a Professional Fellow of Institute of Information Management, Africa on 7th July, 2018


Life Time Achievement Award Plaque

Chidi Anthony Opara is a Poet, online publisher and Registered Freight Forwarder. 

He was born on the 8th day of August, 1963 in Umude Avuvu in Ikeduru Local Government Area of Imo State Nigeria.

He had his primary education at Community Primary school Umude Avuvu from 1971 to 1977 and his post-primary education at Enyiogugu Secondary school in Aboh-Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo state, Nigeria from 1977 to 1982.

He obtained a professional diploma in Advertising from Century Communications Academy in New Delhi India in 1985 through distant education programme and subsequently, worked in the private sector where he rose to managerial positions.

He was inducted as a Professional Fellow of the Institute Of Information Management, Africa, on July 7th, 2018.

He has also held quasi public offices.

While building a career in the private sector, he was  writing poems and quotes, both in real English language and in the Nigerian pidgin English language.

He has published collections of poems.

He has also published poems on reputable Literary websites and did non profit poetry projects.

In December, 2007, he founded and became Founder/Publisher of www.publicinformationprojects.org

He is a "Life Time Achievement" awardee.

He is a member of Nigeria's Freight Forwarders' Consultative Forum(FFCF)

He is presently, an Independent Information Management Consultant.

He is married with children.