The wife of the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Coscharis Group, Dr Cosmas Maduka, is dead, The PUNCH has learnt.
It was gathered that Mrs Charity Maduka, the Vice-President of the Coscharis Group, died on Saturday evening in Nnewi, Anambra State.
Her namesake and daughter, Charity, confirmed the death of her mother toldThe PUNCHon Sunday evening.
“I can confirm that she passed away yesterday (Saturday) evening,” a grieving Charity said amid muttered sobs.
According to a profile on Coscharis Group’s website, Mrs Maduka was a co-owner of the company founded by her husband.
“In her capacity, she was once the Executive Director supervising the Administrative, Legal, Works / Maintenance, Export, Technologies teams of the organization from 1984 – 2003. Under her tutelage, she was able to grow the business by creating value via the various strategic departments she supervised within the organization.
“As a board member of the group, in the year 2005, she later became the Executive Chairman / COO of two of the subsidiaries of the Coscharis Group namely Coscharis Beverages Limited and Coscharis Properties Limited respectively which she manages till date. Mrs. Charity Maduka is a trained professional teacher and caterer. She attended Teachers’ Training College, Nsugbe in Anambra State from 1979 – 1981. Also attended Consertum Institute of Catering and Hotel Management, Idi – Araba, Lagos State from February – July, 1983.
“She had a brief stint as a teacher at Akamili Central School, Umudim – Nnewi between October – December 1981. Also at Tolu Primary School III, Tolu Village, Ajeromi Ifelodun / Apapa, LGA, Lagos between January 1982 – January 1983. She has equally attended various Leadership and Entrepreneurship training seminars/courses both home and abroad.
“She is happily married since 1978 to her soul-mate in person of Dr Cosmas M. Maduka, the President / CEO, Coscharis Group and blessed with four wonderful sons and a daughter who are all intelligent children poised for greatness in life,” it read.