By Ebere Suzy
In his commitment to rediscover and revolutionise Anambra sports and
engage the restive youths of the state, the Anambra state governor
Chief Willie Obiano has appointed Ogbuefi Tony Nnacheta to head the
Nnacheta, a foundation staff of the Guardian, was initially considered
to head the Ministry of Finance but was later settled for Sports to
give room for geo-balance of key portfolios in the new administration.
In a brief chat with journalists in his Awkuzu country-home over the
weekend, Nnacheta said, “I wish to contribute to the goal of
transforming Nigeria and I believe the moment is right. I hold also
that it is feasible to achieve the key benchmarks where the political
will is present and a critical mass of committed and knowledgeable
Nigerians are empowered to drive it. I am very keen on projects
implementation, service delivery and measurable results”.
With a rich resume, he disclosed his ability to conceptualise and team
up in multi task endeavours combining deadlines and budget lines, who
has handled very challenging national and international projects for
blue-chip national and multi-national organisations.
That in line with the vision and plans of Gov Obiano, he was prepared
to mobilized his vast experience from National Football and sports
administration; Social advocacy roles and political movement
;Cross-cultural experience, International exposures to drive
a rejuvenated Anambra sports.
Nnacheta wrote the business pages of the maiden editions of the
Guardian maiden editions, and analysed the national budget for the
newspaper too, for some years.
He qualified as a Stock broker in 1986 and has had rich administrative
and managerial experience in Banking, Financial Services, Economic
services, Media and Sports.