Chimaroke Nnamani

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Chimaroke Nnamani
Governor of Enugu State
In office
29 May 1999 – 29 May 2007
Preceded by Adewunmi Agbaje
Succeeded by Sullivan Chime
Senator for Enugu East
In office
29 May 2007 – 29 May 2011
Preceded by Ken Nnamani
Succeeded by Gilbert Nnaji
Personal details
Born (1959-04-10) April 10, 1959 (age 56)
Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria
Political party PDP

Chimaroke Nnamani (born May 1960) is a Nigerian politician from Enugu State. He was Governor of Enugu State[1] from 1999 to 2007 and a People's Democratic Party (PDP) Senator for Enugu East from 2007 to 2011.


Nnamani, though born in Port Harcourt, hails from Nkanu West Local Government Area of Enugu State. He attended the Methodist Primary School, Agbani Road, Enugu, and the College of Immaculate Conception (CIC), also in Enugu. He is a graduate of the College of Medicine, University of Nigeria (Enugu Campus) (1977–1983).

Political career[edit]

Nnamani was the Governor of Enugu State from May 1999 until May 2007. He was elected as the Senator representing Enugu East Senatorial District from 2007 to 2011 on the platform of the People's Democratic Party (PDP). He ran for re-election on the ticket of the newly registered People for Democratic Change but lost.


  1. ^ Blankson, Isaac A.; Murphy, Patrick D. (2008-06-01). Negotiating Democracy: Media Transformations in Emerging Democracies. SUNY Press. pp. 140–. ISBN 9780791472347. Retrieved 10 August 2012.