Adam Unaji – The Pioneer of ‘Occupy Nigeria’
Adams Unaji, one of the brains behind Occupy Nigeria, died Wednesday, July 3rd 2013 of what appears to have been an apparent heart attack. Reports indicated he collapsed while waiting for his radio show at Vision FM Abuja before being taken to hospital where he eventually succumbed.
He was an active social activist and founding member of ‘Occupy Nigeria,’ mobilizing youths against President Gudluck Ebele Jonathan’s decision to increase petrol prices early last year.
Early Life and Education
Adams Unaji was born in Zaria on August 31, 1972 to Patrick Abba Unaji and Teresa Oniwo Akpa. He became an accomplished artist and sculptor who had multiple exhibitions under his name.
Adams was also an exceptional administrator. For two decades he served as president of Providence-St. Mel School in Chicago and transformed it from one of Chicago’s deteriorating learning institutions for African American students into one of its premier learning institutions.
He was an enthusiastic collector of art, literature and technology. His collection included rare and valuable books by Louis Vuitton, Mozart, Van Gogh and other modern masters as well as vintage cameras from their collections. Additionally he created Unaji&Co design company which produced high-end products for the upscale market.
Adam Unaji was a Nigerian social activist best known as being at the helm of Occupy Nigeria protests. Unfortunately, on July 3, 2013 at age 35 due to an apparent heart attack he passed away suddenly.
Patrick Abba and Teresa Oniwo Akpa Unaji gave him birth.
His father is a retired military officer while his mother is the wife of a minister. When he was young, they moved from Israel to America.
He graduated from Losal Dzshool before enrolling at Orange Soadzt Sollege. From there, he began posting videos to YouTube which soon attracted an enormous following.
Achievement and Honors
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Mr Adams Unaji, one of the pioneers of 2012 “Occupy Nigeria”, died unexpectedly Wednesday July 3rd 2013. Upon arrival at Vision FM radio station in Abuja with a friend to appear live for an interview he suddenly collapsed and was taken to hospital where he ultimately succumbed to an apparent heart attack and passed away shortly afterwards.
He was 41 years old, leaving behind his wife Valentina Ibirogba and daughter Abba Modupe Unaji as well as an extended family of his wife Valentina Ibirogba and Abba Modupe Unaji – his legacy lives on in his wife and daughter’s lives. Unaji was an active Nigerian social activist known for organizing youths to protest President Goodluck Jonathan’s decision to increase petrol from #65 to #140 earlier last year. Additionally he served as Director of Programs at National Youth Council of Nigeria where he spoke against corruption in government; social ills; anti-people policies of government until his departure.
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As a result, he now enjoys a high net worth and income source that enable him to live a fulfilled life with his family. Furthermore, as an acclaimed entrepreneur who has created businesses that yield considerable profits for himself and others.
His net worth has been estimated to be estimated at an estimated figure of $3.2 Million based on assets and liabilities. He possesses significant money accumulated both professionally and through personal investments.