Pharm. Moses Chukwuka Ezenwanne
Pharm. Moses Chukwuka Ezenwanne is the founder and managing director of Ramsgate Pharmaceuticals Ltd, a chain retail pharmacy and Megadef Research Laboratories Ltd, situated in Sango Ota, Ogun State. Born on 24 November, 1958, to the Ezenwanne Family of Ezinifite Aguata in Anambra State, he had his Primary and Secondary School Education from Saint John’s Catholic School Ezinifite and the famous Christ the King College (CKC) Onitsha respectively.
He proceeded with his academic career to the University of Nigeria Nsukka, where he bagged a Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm.) in 1985, and got his Master of Sciences (M.Sc. Pharm. & Pharm. Tech.) from the University of Lagos.
With over thirty years of experience in pharmacy practice, Ezenwanne had been involved in both the public and private sectors of the profession. He had worked with the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu, 1985 – 1986, Holy Rosary Hospital Emekuku Owerheri 1986-1987 and Health Aid Ltd., Allen Avenue Ikeja, 1987-1990, before the establishment of his own organizations.
A dedicated and committed pharmacist, Ezenwanne had served the pharmacy profession at various capacities at different times. He was the National Internal Auditor, Pharmaceuticals Society Of Nigeria (PSN) 1997 – 2000; Secretary, PSN Disciplinary Committee, 1999 – 2000; Pharmaceuticals Inspector, Pharmacists Council of Nigeria, 1995 – 1996; General Secretary, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Anambra State, 1995 – 1996; National Treasurer, Nigeria Association of General Practice Pharmacists (NAGPP)1994-1997; member, National Executive Council (NEC) Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) 1994 – 2000; Member Presidential Award Committee of Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, 2001; Member of National Conference Planning Committee of (NAGPP) 1994 – 1997; Member, National Executive Council (NEC) NAGPP, 1991 – 1997; Chairman Conference Planning Committee, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Anambra State,1993; and General Secretary, Nigerian Association of General Practice Pharmacist (NAGPP) Anambra State, 1991 – 1993.
A patriotic citizen, Ezenwanne is a man of various national and international non-profit organizations, with a single purpose of contributing to national development. He is a member of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) as a special Marshal from 2005 to date and he was also a superintendent of the Nigeria Security and Civil defence Corps between 1998 and 2002. He is a member of International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) 1994 to date and Red Cross Society 2010 to date.
Back home in his community, Ezinifite Aguata, Ezenwanne distinguished himself as a development agent, who participated in different processes leading to positive change in the area. He was the financial secretary, Umuezedibia Development Union (UDU) Ezinifite Aguata, 1993 – 1997 and member, Erosions Control Committee Umuezedibia Development Union (UDU) Ezinifite Aguata 1993 -1997.
Following his immense involvement in the society in general and pharmacy in particular, the Ramsgate Pharmaceutical boss has earned himself a number of professional and social awards, some of which are: Fellow of Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria ( FPSN) 2012; Merit Award Winner of Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Anambra State (MAW) 2002; Distinguished Service Awards by Nigerian Association of General Practice Pharmacists 2000; Excellence in Pharmaceutical Practice Award by Co. Pharm Society, Sango Ota,
Ogun State; Distinguished Alumnus Award by University of Nigeria Alumni Association, 2007; Performance Award by National President University of Nigeria Alumni Ass. 2006; Distinguished Pharmacist award, Pharmaceutical society Of Nigeria, Ogun State, 2012; Paul Harris Fellowship Award of Rotary International 2009, and so on.
He is married to Pharm (Mrs.) Nneka Ezenwanne and blessed with children – George, Edward, Anne, Frank, David and Dennis.