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Meet The CEO Of Peace Mass Transit Ltd, One Of The Largest Transport Companies In West Africa

Dr. Samuel Maduka Onyishi was born in Nsukka, Enugu State in November 1963. He is one of the successful business moguls in Nigeria. Dr. Samuel rose from grass to grace through hard work and perseverance.

Due to the loss of his father through an accident at the beginning of his secondary school, circumstances forced him to assume the role of pseudo breadwinner of the family.

He attended Enugu Road Primary School, Naukka from 1971 - 1976. He got admission into Bubendorf Grammar School, Adazi in (now) Anambra State. Later went to the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, for his diploma program from 1993 - 1996. Later got admitted for a degree program from 1996 - 1999, graduating with a Second Class Upper in Social Works and Community Development.

Dr. Onyishi obtained his Masters in Business Administration(MBA) in Entrepreneurship from the Institute for Transformative Thought and Learning in the Doctoral Research Center of the University of Arizona, Phoenix, in the United States of America.

He started his career in transport during his university days in 1994. He had two buses for a start and now has over 4,000 fleets of the minibus.

He was appointed the new Non-Executive Director of May & Baker Nigeria Plc in 2019. This was during the company's 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM). Consequently, he got a recommendation by the May & Baker's board to be elected as the company's Director.

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, on 4th January 2020 laid the foundation for entrepreneurial university, Samuel Maduka University, Agu-Ekwegbe in Igbo Etiti Local Government Area of Enugu State. Founded by Chief Executive Officer of Peace Transport (PMT) Company, Dr. Samuel Onyishi.

He took over Actis's share in C&I Leasing through his company Peace Mass Transit to own a majority stock worth about 55.82% of the company's shares on 7th January 2021.

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