Linus Chinedu Okorie

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Linus Chinedu Okorie
Linus Okorie, President, GOTNI.jpg
Born 30 April 1974
Kumba, South West Province, Cameroon
Nationality Nigeria
Alma mater Imo State University
Occupation Founder and President, Guardian of the Nation International
Known for Leadership Clinic
Notable work Emerging Leaders Conference

Linus Chinedu Okorie, popularly known as Linus Okorie (born 30 April 1974) is a Nigerian leadership consultant, author and the president and founder of Guardians of the Nation International(GOTNI),[1] a nonprofit leadership development organization, based in Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria. He is a conference speaker and a regular guest in many print media, radio, and television platforms across Nigeria. He is the radio and TV host of "The Leadership Clinic." Okorie is an Alumnus of International Visitors Leadership Programme (IVLP).[2]

Early life and family[edit]

He was born in Cameroon, in a town called Kumba, South West Province.[3] Linus Okorie hails from Egbuoma in Oguta LGA of Imo State.

Education[edit]

He had his primary school at Saint John's primary School Kumba, Southwest Province, Cameroon and his secondary school at Government Secondary School Owerri,[4] Imo State. He studied History and International Relations at Imo State University, Owerri where he became the first elected Students' Union president. He holds a master's degree on Organizational Leadership from Regent University, USA.[5]

Career[edit]

While in university, he mobilized young people who bought into his leadership vision to start Guardians of the Nation International (GOTNI).[6] He did his National Youth Service at the National Assembly, Abuja and proceeded to the Lagos Business School where he took appointment as the Research and Executive Assistant to Prof. Pat Utomi, the Director of the Lagos Business School of the PAN African University.[7]

Leadership and membership[edit]

He is a member of the Third World Leadership Association[8] (TWLA), based in the Bahamas with Dr. Myles Munroe as Chairman. Linus is a board member, Imo State University Alumni. He was an Assistant Secretary, Senate Committee on Integration in Africa and National Assembly Joint Committee on Constitution Review (2002), respectively.[9]

Publication[edit]

Footprints: Leading Beyond Today[10]

Awards[edit]

African Heritage Award[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Olusesan, Olubode (19 October 2016). "Nigeria's economy has many unproductive people – Okorie - Punch Newspapers". Punch Newspapers. Punch. Retrieved 20 December 2016. 
  2. ^ "Linus Okorie". www.ycbf.org. Young CEO Business Forum. Retrieved 20 December 2016. 
  3. ^ Gotevbe, Victor (25 May 2013). "If you don't have reason for waking up, sleeping becomes interesting". Vanguard News. Vanguard. Retrieved 20 December 2016. 
  4. ^ "If you don't have reason for waking up, sleeping becomes interesting - Linus Okorie - Vanguard News". Vanguard News. Vanguard. 25 May 2013. Retrieved 20 December 2016. 
  5. ^ "Linus Okorie". Star Sapphire Training and Consulting. Retrieved 20 December 2016. 
  6. ^ "Why we groom leaders for Nigeria". sunnewsonline.com. Sun Newspaper. 25 October 2016. Retrieved 20 December 2016. 
  7. ^ "#LinusAt40: Linus Okorie, President of Guardians Of The Nation International is 40 years old today!". Blossom Nnodim. Blossom. 30 April 2014. Retrieved 20 December 2016. 
  8. ^ "Linus Okorie". www.ycbf.org. Young CEO Business Forum. Retrieved 20 December 2016. 
  9. ^ "Linus Chinedu Okorie and His Career - Writing.Com". www.writing.com. Writing. 20 December 2016. Retrieved 20 December 2016. 
  10. ^ Okorie, Linus (2011). Footprints. Destiny Image Europe. Retrieved 20 December 2016. 
  11. ^ "Emeka Ike, Timi Dakolo, Dayo Keshi, Dr Linus Okorie, Dr Wallace Williams & more honoured at the Africa Heritage Awards". BellaNaija. Bella Naiga. 26 September 2016. Retrieved 20 December 2016. 

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