Autobiography of Pat Ugwu II

Pat Ugwu II

OVERVIEW

Mr. Patrick Chigoziri Ugwu De Second or Pat Ugwu II (a.k.a. ‘Akanne’ bu Ogwu) was born to Mr. Patrick Umeha Ugwu and Mrs. Veronica Uzoaku Ugwu (Nee Ugwu) in Ebe, in Udi Local Government of Enugu State.

Pat as he is fondly called is a kindhearted man who strongly believes in Christian principles and doctrines of the Roman Catholic Church. He likes to offer help to humanity in his capacity especially in technology education. He is married with kids.

EDUCATION

Pat Ugwu II started  his primary education at Central School Ebe in 1987 and continued at Iva-Valley Primary School Enugu which he completed in 1993. His secondary education was at Community Secondary School Enugu and finished in the year 1999.

He gained admission for higher education in OSISATECH Polytechni Enugu in year 2005. He completed National Diploma (ND) and Higher National Diploma (HND) in 2010. Later, he did a degree programme with Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT) which he completed in 2013. He is currently undergoing a postgraduate (M.Sc) programme in the same institution.

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CAREER

Pat started his career in the year 2000, a year after his secondary school where he learnt motorcycle spare parts trading, he started the business in 2002 but quit it a year after to pursue academic ventures. After graduation, he started computer training school in 2010 where he trained numerous people on ICT skills,  he was later employed by his alumni school OSISATECH Poly Enugu as an ICT officer in 2011 based on the recommendations of one of his lecturers.

He worked as a ICT Officer in exams and records department and in 2014 he was given some computer courses to teach in the department of computer science as a technologist. In 2016, Pat was appointed to head ICT Unit of OSISATECH Polytechnic Enugu. In 2019, he become an Education Officer to Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria. And in that same year, his appointment was reviewed in OSISATECH and he become a Lecturer in the Department of Computer Education of OSISATECH College of Education Enugu (Degree Programme) as a Graduate Assistant on Part-Time basis.

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Pat also has an Educational technology organisation Akanne, a non-governmental edtech organisation that promotes the use of technology in teaching and learning across Africa. This site has a sub-sites; Akanne Blog that is tailored towards edtech teaching.

PHILOSOPHY

Pat believes that “the meaning of life is to give life meaning”. He agrees with Igbo adage that says “live and let live”.

HOBBIES

Teaching and Listening to Radio

CONTACTS

@PatUgwu2: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube

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