The Chairman of Zidora Group; Chief Dr. Fortune Arinze Madueke, has been given an honourary doctorate degree, by the London Graduate School, for his meritorious contributions in the service of humanity. This award is a long time coming, considering that he has been variously honoured within and outside Nigeria, by established institutions and organizations.
The doctorate award by the prestigious London Graduate School, is the first honourary doctorate degree the US trained medical practitioner turned entrepreneur, is receiving, in his about 5 years as an active entrepreneur, and humanitarian through his Aid Foundation; Zidora Aid Foundation- ZAF.
Dr. Madueke has through ZAF, given voice to the voiceless by way of helping them secure justice through due process. ZAF has restored hope to the hopeless through payment of school fees and distribution of educational materials to children of low income earners, at the beginning of every school year. Through the Aid Foundation, Dr. Madueke has built and delivered houses to homeless widows, paid hospital bills, awarded scholarships, among many other kind gestures aimed at subduing the sufferings and burden of life on the less fortunate members of the society.
In business and enterprise, Dr. Madueke is motivated by problem solving. “I left a budding medical practice and started Zidora Travels ; a subsidiary of Zidora Group to address the issue of trust and disappointment, which was a regular occurrence in the travel industry. ” I had my fair share of experience with that too and I decided to become the solution , Making money is good. But building a brand and helping people is better”, the 34 years old Dr. Madueke has said. He has therefore maintained pursuit of best practices and solution driven services.
Aside the Zidora Group which is a multi faceted brand, with investments in Travel and Tour, Foreign Education Placement, Pharmaceuticals, Oil and Gas, Logistics, Real Estate. He has recently diversified into Media , Digital Marketing, E- commerce and Information Technology.
The honourary doctorate degree from the London Graduate School was also given to the Founder and Chairman of ASKY Airlines, Gervais Djondo, who doubles as the former Chairman of Eco Bank PLC. Also, other receipients of the prestigious London Graduate School award include; Ghanaian Presidential aspirant, Henry Herbert Lartey. Kenyan Honorable Ministers, Hon. Morris Dzoro and Stanley Uzochukwu, Chairman of Stanel Group.
Dr. Madueke was also honoured today by the Nigeria Youth Advocacy for Good Governance Initiative, a group committed to the advancement of good governance in Nigeria and the role of youths, in ensuring that democracy and good governance thrives in Nigeria. The group during their courtesy call, decorated Dr. Madueke as Icon of Humanitarian Service.
These goes to demonstrate that Dr. Madueke’s modest efforts, both in business , enterprise and in humanitarian services, have not gone unnoticed.
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