Michael Awgu was a minister in the Eastern region during the 1950s. In the midst of a crisis in the region, he resigned his ministerial position. However, he was later given a ministerial post with portfolio a year after his resignation.
Michael was born in August 1911 to Awguebinike Enwezor. He attended a few schools and later taught at a Church Missionary School.
He started his own private school called New Bethel College in Onitsha.