Holds a BA (Hons) Fine Art (Painting) from ABU Zaira. His works adorn the walls of private and corporate buildings in Nigeria, South Africa, Germany, UK and the USA. Also he has taken leadership and Management courses including the Executive Daystar Leadership Academy, Centre for Management Development, Africa Leadership Forum to name a few.
He is driven by a desire to offer Help, Aid and Nurture the Development of Skills (HANDS). He is the CEO of HANDS MEDIA COMPANY which is involved in counseling staff training and development. Since 2000, as a motivational speaker and resource person, Charles Abu speaks to thousands of young people in conferences, leadership development seminars and Business meetings annually.
He is a board member in several NGOs and charity organization e.g Dynamites Forum Int’l Inc., an NGO focused on youth Development, African Rural Interserve, another NGO that focuses on supply of Aid and medical support to rural people. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees for TRUCALMS Inc. and the Great House incorporated.
Some of his published works are “Don’t Be Afraid to Start”, “Breakthrough Thinking”, “A Portrait of Greatness”, and “From Concepts to Creation”.
Pastor Charles Abu is the Resident Pastor of The Empowerment Assembly (TEA), the evening church at Oregun, Ikeja, Lagos.
He is Married to Toyin and they are blessed with Children.