Charity, Wife Of Coscharis Group Founder, Cosmas Maduka, Dies At 62
Charity Maduka, wife of President and Chairman of the Coscharis Group, Cosmas Maduka, has passed on.
The deceased, who was Vice President of the group, was said to have died in Nnewi, Anambra on Saturday evening after suffering a stroke.
According to ThePunch, her namesake and daughter, Charity, confirmed the death of her mother on Sunday evening, saying;
“I can confirm that she passed away yesterday (Saturday) evening”.
According to a profile on Coscharis Group’s website, Mrs Maduka was a co-owner of the company founded by her husband.
The profile reads in part;
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.
The deceased was also a professional teacher and caterer. She attended Teachers’ Training College, Nsugbe in Anambra State from 1979 to 1981. Also attended Consertum Institute of Catering and Hotel Management, Idi-Araba, Lagos State from February to July, 1983.
She had a brief stint as a teacher at Akamili Central School, Umudim – Nnewi between October and December 1981. Also at Tolu Primary School III, Tolu Village, Ajeromi Ifelodun / Apapa, LGA, Lagos between January 1982 and January 1983. She has equally attended various Leadership and Entrepreneurship training seminars/courses both home and abroad.
Cosmas and Charity tied the nuptial in 1978 and have three sons; Cosmas Jr., Jonathan, Peter and a daughter, Charity Ngozi.
At different fora, Maduka had maintained his spouse played a major role in his success in life and business.
The chief executive officer of Coscharis Group, Cosmos Maduka, said his wife married him when he had nothing.
She was until her death the vice president of the Coscharis Group since its inception as the co-owner of the company.
Coscharis Group is reputed for introducing state-of-the-art automobiles to the Nigerian market.
May her soul Rest In Peace.