Former manager in Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Paul Imaji has died.
Mr. Imaji who was employed in 1971 after his Higher School Certificate worked in the CBN till 2002 when he voluntarily retired as a Manager.
Although a career banker, Mr. Imaji is also community leader, philanthropist and an accomplished man by all standards. When he was in service, he used to work in the personnel department that was in-charge of Housing and Loans.
It was from there he developed interest in property business. So on retirement he ventured into the business. He was into information technology and property development such as land, housing development and mortgages.
He also had a stint in politics during the second republic. In 1983, his community, Onicha-Igo, in Ofu local government, Kogi state requested that he should contest and represent them in the State House of Assembly.
That made him to contest the primaries under (the National Party of Nigeria (NPN) and lost narrowly to late Sule Onuh, after which he went back to his banking job in Lagos. Some of his political mentors and associates include Senator Andrew Abogede, Stephen Idakwo, Prince Abubakar Audu and Chief David Ahmed all of blessed memory.
He got married to his wife, Salome Imaji at age 23 in 1970 and had the first children, a set of twins in December same year; Atta and Joy.
God eventually blessed the marriage with six children; three boys and three girls.
He was born on 3rd June 1947, to the family of Imaji Ayegba, in Onicha-Igo, Ofu local government, Kogi state.