A legendary Nigerian, a great leader and a skilled saxaphonist. Here are some amazing things about Donald Duke

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  1. Donald Duke was born in calabar on the 30th of September, 1961
  2. His father, Henry Etim Duke is the second indigenous and longest serving Comptroller General of the Nigeria customs service
  3. He is the 4th child in the family of 5 children
  4. He is married to Onari Duke
  5. He met his wife at Ahmadu Bello University where they both studied law
  6. Two of his daughters are also Lawyers
  7. He was the Governor of Cross river state, Nigeria from 29th 1999 to 29th may 2007
  8. During his time as governor, calabar became the cleanest city in Nigeria
  9. He developed the idea of the Obudu Ranch International Mountain Race
  10. He also initiated the Tinapa Resort project as a means to improve business and tourism in the state.
  11. He is the only governor specifically mentioned as not being investigated by the EFCC
  12. He announced that he would run for presidential in 2007, but later stepped down for the eventual winner Umaru Yar’Adua
  13. He also has a flair for Jazz music as well as plays different musical instruments

No doubt Donald Duke has contributed a quota in moving Naija forward with his great leadership skills and profitable ideas.

What are you doing to #Move Naija?

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