Senator Ifeanyi Godwin Araraume, 2019 governorship candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, has named Umuokrika, Ahiazu Mbaise Local government area born Barrister Stephen Nwoga as running mate.
Chief Steven Ibe Nwoga whose father and mother were professors at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka is a real estate attorney, businessman and philanthropist who aspired for the 2019 Imo governorship election under the platform of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA.
The Mbaise-born founder of Strategic Legal Services, SLS, attorney Nwoga, apart from his passion for excellence, is deeply concerned about the process of decision-making and implementation in the society—a reason he accepted to serve his people as a deputy governorship candidate of APGA.
Bar Nwoga, an Alumni of the University of Nigeria, Nigerian Law School, University of Lagos, Lagos Business School (Pan Atlantic University) and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators London is the Chairman of Virtual Reality Limited, Bold Construction Limited and Seacrest Energy Limited and also a Director in Parkway Microfinance Bank Limited.
As the president and founder of Stephen Ibe Nwoga Foundation, he has provided free primary and secondary healthcare to over 4,000 individuals in Ahiazu Mbiasa L.G.A over the past 6 years through his medical outreach programs.
He is the founder of Compass Educational Foundation which provides educational grants and scholarships to indigent and exceptional students and provides leadership mentoring and counseling to young students.
He provides numerous business grants to youth in the south east and especially Ahiazu and Ezinihitte Local Government Areas. He also engages actively in many youth organisations as Patron and Mentor.
Attorney Steve Nwoga was born in 1971 to the family of Prof. Donatus and Prof Patricia Nwoga of the Umueke, Umuokrika, Ahiazu Mbaise L.G.A.
His grandfather, Eze Oguledo Pius Nwoga the Durumezuoha 1 of Ekwerazu, was a Minister of Town planning in the First Republic.