OMORUWA, Chief Benjamin Onuko Newton

Born 10th November 1925



Onuko Newton
Chief Benjamin 0. N. Omoruwa was born on the 10th November 1925 at Erhor-Abraka in the Ethiope Local Government Area of Bendel State. He is a native of Ureju, Omadino in the Warri Local Government Area. He is a christian by religion. He is one of the 30 children of his father, Mr. Omoruwa, a trader. His mother, Madam Aguraraluwa Omoruwa has four children. Chief B. 0. N. Omoruwa got married in 1960 and he has eighteen children. He attended the follwoing educational in stitutions: Catholic School, Burutu (1934-37); Baptist School, Sapele (1938); Ondo Boys' High School, Ondo (1939-43); Gibson & Weldon, London (1955). Chief Omoruwa worked under the Sapele Local Government Council from 1945 to 1952 until he resigned to further his studies. He was called to the Bar at the Honourable Middle Temple, London in 1958 and was enroll ed in the Supreme Court of Nigeria in May 1958. He started his legal practice from 1958. It was distrupted by the Nigerian Civil War. After the war ended he resumed his legal practice. He has visited the United Kingdom. His hobby is general reading. He won the Warri seat in the House of Representatives on the platform of the Unity Party of Nigeria.
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