Frank Egbodo: A Philanthropist of Repute

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“The mark of a great man is one who knows when to set aside the important things in order to accomplish the vital ones”.-Brandon Sanderson, the Alloy of law

If Isoko nation must count 20 illustrious sons and daughters in Nigeria who had over the years excelled in their chosen careers, then, Prince Frank Ojotomobo Egbodo, the Umuti-born philanthropist cum entrepreneur in Ndokwa East Local Government Area of Delta State must be included. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Frandys Investment Limited, a well-known company by Nigerian financial institution for the importation of vault doors/safes,anti-robbery booths and manufacturer of office steel filling cabinets.

Prince Frank was born over 50 years ago, to a humble family with determination to succeed in life, his parents worked hardly to see him through university education. Having emerged, as the overall best student in Marketing Department of Auchi polytechnic and University of Portharcourt, he was offered a job in one of the top banks in Nigeria and worked briefly to start his own company.

As a renowned Isoko philanthropist, he has contributed financially to uplift Isoko music in Nigeria over the years. As a trained marketer, administrator and manufacturer, he has received several awards from local and international organizations. He is one of the major suppliers of bank safes and security doors in Nigeria.

As an entrepreneur, he has able to build confidence, credibility, integrity and simplicity in business.Frandys Investment Limited is a known company both in Nigeria and abroad. Prince Frank has won the hearts of many through his philanthropic gesture where he is popularly called ‘as Chairman’ sponsoring marriages for people in Nigeria.

He has also offered scholarships to less privileged students in Nigeria including Isokolites.One thing you can’t take away from Prince Frank is humility and perseverance in business and well-articulated dealing with clients. In firmness in busuiness, he is one man that craves for excellence. He is happily married to a beautiful wife and blessed with two lovely children.

Godday Odidi
Social Media Analyst

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