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Dr. Stanley Uzochukwu is a notable Nigerian business mogul, successful entrepreneur and passionate philanthropist. He is the Founder and Chairman of Stanel Group, a thriving multinational conglomerate with interest in the oil and gas, agribusiness, hospitality, and Fast-moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) sector of the Nigerian economy.

Stanel Group has birthed many businesses overtime, thereby providing thousands of employment opportunities to many Nigerians. Viz:- Stanel Laundry, Stanel Bakery, Stanel Farmers Market, Stanel Car Clinic, Stanel Fuel Station, Stanel Multipurpose hall, and the most recent addition Stanel Mart. Stanel Group also bought the Chicken Republic franchise in Awka, Anambra State.

Dr. Stanley had his early life and education in Jos, Plateau State where he attended Calvary Science School, St. Murumba College and Emmanuel International College. He proceeded to the University of Jos where he obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Botany. Upon graduation from the University, being passionate about business, he ventured into diesel and petroleum supply and started supplying diesel to corporate organizations until Stanel Oil was registered in 2012.

In 2017, the Nigerian business mogul and philanthropist won the Forbes 2017 African Achievers Award for his outstanding achievements in the areas of job creation, reaching out to windows, orphans, Internally Displaced Persons (IDP), Prison inmates and people with disabilities. In 2018 due to his excellence and commitment to the development of youths, the Commonwealth University honoured him with Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) Honoris Causa.