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Who is Christopher Imumolen of Accord Party

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By Abiodun Okunloye

Prof. Imumolen is an educationist and Nigeria's youngest presidential aspirant.

Christopher Irene Imumolen is an educationist, a professor, a successful entrepreneur, a business tycoon, as well as a Nigerian Politician. The professor was born on September 5, 1983. he is a native of Esan West, Ekpoma, Edo State. Imumolen began his career in February 2005 as a Plant Engineer for BOC Gases Nigeria Plc. The Addo of Abaji, widely called by the community, has two PhD in Engineering Research as well as Educational Management. More so, He founded the nonprofit organization UNIC Foundation and the Joint Professional Training and Support International Limited (JPTS), an educational initiative which is estimated to have trained about 30,000 qualified professionals.

Through his countless impact on the Abaji Community, the prominent philanthropist and businessman was honored with the title of Addo of Abaji in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, by the Abaji Chieftaincy Council. In months past, Prof Imumolen had visited the Abaji community to find ways to help them with Security, social Infrastructure, and academic scholarships. He is already collaborating with law enforcement and other relevant agencies to strengthen the safety infrastructure in the area. The philanthropist also intends to establish schools in the community so that he can provide scholarships to worthy Abaji natives.

An agreement whereby one would step aside in favour of the other.

Following his unopposed victory at the Accord party presidential primary election that was held in Abuja, he emerged as the party presidential candidate for the 2023 general elections. He won the party primary election by voice vote after his opponents dropped out. The party’s national chairman called Imumolen’s election a “sign of victory” and affirmed that he’s opponent resignation was in harmony with their party’s motto, “Oneness and progress”. The two candidates came to the conclusion that they needed to sit down and discuss the current issue. They realized that if they fought with one another, it would not give the party what it wanted. So, in their mutual wisdom, they decided to discuss the situation and reach an agreement whereby one would step aside in favour of the other.

Speaking of his intention to run for president in the next 2023 election, He has stated that he wants to run in order to fix the lack of strong leadership that has hampered Nigeria’s progress. And not long after that, he launched a new economic system called “I Will Prosper,” with the goal of alleviating the economic hardships faced by common Nigerians and igniting widespread prosperity. At a massive PCI Movement interactive gathering in Lagos, If elected president in February 2023, the Accord Party’s presidential candidate promised to reform Nigeria’s Education system in six months, and the country’s education sector will be at its full function again before December 2023. At the age of 39, Imumolen is the youngest presidential contender in Nigeria

Prof. Imumolen is a renowned educationist with a worldwide impact.

In the education category, Professor Imumolen was awarded the Educationist of the Year 2022 at a ceremony at the Transcorp Hilton in Abuja. This was because of his advocative work to improve learning. Established in 2019, the “Leadership Excellence Awards” are presented annually by prominent Nigerian media outlet Igbere TV, with the support of the African Union and the African Film Institute, and recognize outstanding leaders in Nigeria. He was honored for his outstanding work in starting models to improve the education system in Nigeria and for his dedication to giving scholarships to poor and less-privileged students.

As a man of many attributes, as evidenced by his status, Prof. Imumolen is the first African to fund universities on three different continents (Africa, South America, and North America). He is the only Nigerian, and one of only a handful of Africans to be inducted into the World Presidential Civility Club and has his name included in the World Book of Greatness UK. It has been reported that since 2010, Imumolen, who is also the Vice Chancellor of Global Wealth University in Togo, has awarded more than 60,000 Nigerians with educational scholarships. He single-handedly launched a business funding initiatives in Nigeria in 2019, giving N200,000 to N2,000,000 to more than 6,000 people as start-up capital.

The minimum age for the president was lowered from 40 to 30.

This Bill, The “Not-Too-Young-To-Run” bill, which President Muhammadu Buhari signed into law in May 2018, made it possible for young Nigerians to run for political office. The National Assembly voted to amend Articles 65, 106, 131, and 177 of the Constitution, and the bill was passed. The minimum age for the president was lowered from 40 to 30, for governor from 35 to 30, for senator from 35 to 30, for the House of Representatives from 30 to 25, as well as for state assembly from 30 to 25. It was with this advantage that Imumolen was able to secure his candidacy for president on the Accord Party’s 2023 ticket. He believed he was uniquely prepared to tackle Nigeria’s young problems since he himself a youth.


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