. Chief Orji Uzor Kalu, who hails from Igbere,, Bende local government area in Abia state, was the executive governor of the state from May 29, 1999, to May 29, 2007. The former governor who ran for presidency in 2007, is also a businessman who happens to be the chairman of several businesses including SLOK Holdings, Daily Sun newspapers, First International Bank Limited and New Telegraph newspapers. Orji Uzor as he is popularly called, is said to own a sprawling 400-room mansion/estate in his village in Igbere, which he named 'Camp Neya', after his daughter.
Chief Orji Uzor
The mansion/estate was built in 1998, but was commissioned in 1999, by Col. Anthony Obi, a former military administrator. Orji Uzor Kalu’s 400-room mansion The 400 rooms have been turned into the following: Over 36 jumbo sized sitting rooms, 12 room presidential lodge, governor's lodge for all the 36 states and FCT, a 5000 capacity conference hall, a banquet hall, a Karaoke hall, 22 Kitchens, 102 toilets, 76 Bathrooms and 187 bedrooms. There is also a golf course, a football pitch, an olympic sized swimming pool, one indoor swimming pool, basketball court, lawn tennis court, a sports centre, a church, a mosque and a bush bar. There's also a filling station, several ATM machines, a clinic, children’s recreation centre, an ICT centre, several gardens, a police post and a military detachment. See some pictures from Camp Neya below: Outside view of one of the buildings at Camp Neya Gate leading into Camp Neya Checkout pictures from the 400-room mansion built by Orji Uzor Kalu READ ALSO: Nigerians react after Zahra Buhari and her husband arrived occasion aboard presidential jet A banquet hall at Camp Neya Read