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Late High Chief Mike E. Uwaka, (KSM)

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Late High Chief Mike E. Uwaka, (KSM)

Delta State Governorship Aspirant 2015

High Chief Mike Uwaka – Delta State Governorship Aspirant 2015. High Chief Mike Uwaka brings Corporate Governance to Politics! Renowned business magnate and security expert, High Chief Mike E. Uwaka, (KSM) was born August 21st, 1957 in Oguta, Nigeria.

Uwaka is the first Regional Vice President of ASIS International, the world’s largest professional security body where he
oversaw 22 countries in West and Central Africa including Nigeria. Chief Uwaka’s professional career commenced at the Nigerian Ports Authority, Warri, Delta State. He also worked in the Central Bank of Nigeria, Lagos. He spent most of his
professional life (1980 to 2004) at Chevron Nigeria Limited where he served as the first Security Coordinator and was later promoted Security Manager, in which position he served on the Chevron Management Committee. Chief Uwaka later served as the first General Manager (Security) for Chevron Nigeria Limited before he was cross-posted to Chevron world-wide headquarters in San Ramon, California USA where he served as the world-wide Corporate Coordinator for Health, Safety and Environment.

Sir. Uwaka was educated at the International Learning Centre in Worcester, Broadway, North London. He also received training at the University of Texas at Austin.

A strategic management expert, entrepreneur, and corporate security consultant, Chief Uwaka is the Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Melka West Africa Limited. He is also the owner of Melka Marine, Melka Farms, Melka Property
Co. Ltd and Melka Inc. In USA. Melka USA is a member of the Tracy, USA Chamber of Commerce.

Chief Uwaka holds the chieftaincy title of Ogbugo & Otunuya Obodo of Utagba Ogbe , Atobase of Ilewo (Ogun State).
He’s a High Chief (Red Cap chief). In October 2012, Uwaka was honored with the Security Icon Award by the ssociation of Industrial Security and Safety Operators of Nigeria (AISSON).

Chief Uwaka is a member of the ASIS International (USA), Association of Industrial Security and Safety Operators of Nigeria, and the International Foundation for Protection Officers (USA). He has attended and/or chaired the following seminars and conferences:
1. ASIS International. 59th Annual Seminar and Exhibits. Chicago, Illinois USA. September 22 – 26, 2013
2. Association of Industrial Security and Safety Operators of Nigeria (AISSON) Security Conference 2012. Theme: Innovative Solutions to Insecurity in Nigeria. Lagos, Nigeria: October 30-31, 2012.
3. ASIS International. 58th Annual Seminar and Exhibits. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA: September 10-13, 2012.
4. ASIS International. African Security Conference 2012, THEME: Challenges of Terrorism in Africa. Lagos, Nigeria.
July 26-27, 2012.
5. ASIS International. 57th Annual Seminar and Exhibits. Orlando, Florida USA: September 19 – 22, 2011.
6. ASIS International. 56th Annual Seminar and Exhibits. Dallas Texas USA: October 12-15, 2010.
7. ASIS International. 53rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits. September 24-27 2007. Las Vegas, Nevada. September 24-27, 2007.
8. ASIS International. 52nd Annual Seminar and Exhibits. San Diego, California USA. September 25-28, 2006.
9. ASIS International. 51st Annual Seminar and Exhibits. Orlando, Florida USA. September 12-15, 2005.
10. ASIS International. 50th Annual Seminar and Exhibits. Dallas, Texas USA: September 27-30, 2004.
11. American Society for Industrial Security. 48th Annual Seminar and Exhibits. September 2002.
12. American Society for Industrial Security. 47th Annual Seminar and Exhibits. San Antonio, Texas USA. October 1-4, 2001.
13. American Society for Industrial Security. 46th Annual Seminar and Exhibits. Orlando, Florida USA. September 14, 2000.
14. American Society for Industrial Security. 45th Annual Seminar and Exhibits. Las Vegas, Nevada USA. September 1999.
15. American Society for Industrial Security 44th Annual Seminar & Exhibits, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, September, 1997.
16. American Society for Industrial Security 43rd Annual Seminar & Exhibits, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, September, 1996.
17. American Society for Industrial Security 42nd Annual Seminar & Exhibits, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, September 1995.
18. American Society for Industrial Security 41st Annual Seminar & Exhibits, Las – Vegas, Nevada, USA, September 1994.

Chief Uwaka is a member of the Polo Club Lagos, Ikoyi Club Lagos, and many other social clubs. He is happily married to Lady Elsie Uwaka and is blessed with children.