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Daniel Eke hails from Amaukwu Igbere in
Abia State of Nigeria. He was born on May 14,
1960 at Aba. The first son of Mr. & Mrs. Daniel
Igbokwe Eke. Daniel had his early education
at Danfodio Road Primary School, Aba.
His secondary education started at Sacred
Heart Secondary School, Aba where he did
class one. Daniel transferred to and complted
his secondary education at Eziama Secondary
School. He landed a job with World Bank
Project for oil palm tree planting and nurturing
of palm trees in Ovom area of Aba.
He left Nigeria for United States in 1980 and
enrolled at Texas A & I University in Texas,
USA to study accountancy. He later transferred
to the University of New Orleans and
graduated in 1984 with a Bachelor of
Sciences in Accounting.
After obtaining a degree in accountancy, he secured a job with the city of New Orleans as Revenue
Auditor. While on his job, he enrolled at Loyola University in New Orleans for his Masters degree in Law
and Finance. Within on and half year after graduating in Accountancy, Daniel studied and passed all parts
of the American version of Chartered Accountancy Certification known as Certified Public Accountants
Armed with his new designation as Certified Public Accountant, Daniel landed a job in a Chartered
Accounting firm in Washington DC., and moved to Washington DC in 1986. While in this new job, he
continued his pursuit for a Masters Degree by enrolling in Finance with (honors) in 1988. He worked for
several chartered accounting firms in Washington DC and held positions as high as senior manager
before deciding to start his own firm in 1992. His chartered accounting firm “Daniel Eke and Associates, P.
C.” is now one of he biggest chartered accounting firm owned by an African in Washington DC.
Daniel Eke is also a member of several professional associations such as the American Institute of
Chartered Public Accountants, Certified Public Accountants, Association of Government Accountants,
Maryland Society of Public Accountants and numerous others.
- Honored professional of America’s WHO IS WHO in Executives and Professionals.
- Special Advisory Board Member for the Greater Washington Society of CPAs in Auditing and
Mr. Eke live in Washington DC, and married to Tara Eke. He is a proud father of two sons: Daniel Eke II
and Uche Devon Eke.
Igbere Progressive Association International, Inc.
Daniel Eke and Chief Emeka