22 Aug 2017

Biography Of Adaobi Kate Uchegbu, Anambra State Celebrity


Adaobi Kate Uchegbu was born on 30th of September 1980 to Chief Mike Ikwuka Uchegbu and Dr Mrs Catherine Ngozi
Uchegbu. She hails from Ogidi in Anambra state, Nigeria.

Her Dad, Chief Mike Ikwuka Uchegbu is a retiree from Smithkline Beecham while her mother, Dr Mrs Catherine Ngozi Uchegbu is a Univerity lecturer.

Adaobi Kate Uchegbu had her elementary Education at Sunnyfields Nursery and Primary School, Surulere and due to her family’s relocation to Isolo, she later graduated from Grandmates Nursery and Primary school, Isolo.

In 1992, She proceeded to Command Secondary school, Ipaja, Lagos, a boarding Facility, for her Secondary Education. However  in 1996, she moved to Apata Memorial High School, Ire-akari, Isolo, a non-boarding school where she obtained her west African School Certificate  in 1998. 

In 1999, she was given an admission to study Medicine and Surgery at the University of Lagos but she left in 2001 because she knew her calling was not to be a medical doctor.

Adaobi Uchegbu immersed herself in full-time business at her father's company- Akudex Consolidated Plc, Lagos.

It is important to note that her love for leadership propelled her into politics in 2007 when she got involved in the ward, local and state politics in Abuja and also in her local government in Anambra state.

In 2011, she contested for Anambra house of assembly on the platform of PDP but unfortunately she did not get the ticket. 

She was not deterred , she forged ahead and later vied for the PDP National woman leader position in 2012 and 2013.

A distinguished young lady, Adaobi Kate Uchegbu is also a writer and a journalist having obtained a short course in Journalism from the National Broadcast Academy, Lagos. She had written several books.

It is also worthy to note that she is the publisher/editor of an online/print magazine called ‘Distinguished Africans in the news Magazine.

She also founded her company called ADKAT GLOBAL NIGERIA in 2012.

In 2015, she campaigned vigorously for APC at the campaign office during the 2015 General election.

She is now an APC Governorship aspirant in Anambra State.


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