OHUABUNWA, Sen Mao Arukwe

Born 24 May 1957
in

Port Harcourt, Rivers State

Senator

OHUABUNWA

Mao

Arukwe

ENITONNA HIGH SCHOOL, PORTHARCOURT 1977 WAEC
COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, P/HARCOURT 1981 HND
UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, ENUGU S 1982 B.TECH
UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, ENUGU S 2015 PGD/Msc. HUMAN RESOURCES

Mao Arukwe Ohuabunwa was born in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on 24 May 1957 to parents who were business people at Atani a town in Arochukwu local government area of Abia State. He attended Orevo State School where he completed his primary education and Enitona High School, Borokiri where he completed his senior school education. He went on to obtain an HND and B.Tech in Applied Biology and Microbiology respectively from Rivers State University of Science and Technology. He also went on to attend Enugu State University of Science and Technology where he obtained his PGD and M.Sc certificates in Public Administration and Human Resources Management respectively. In 1998, having made a huge success in his business over the years he then ventured into politics, Senator Mao ran for a seat in the Nigerian Federal House of Representatives under the umbrella of the United Nigeria Congress Party and won, before the process was truncated.He became the first person to represent both Arochukwu/Ohafia constituency when he yet again contested and won in the 1999 elections this time under the umbrella of the People's Democratic Party and was subsequently elected the Deputy Leader of the House of Representatives. He went on to contest for a seat to represent Abia North in the Nigeria Senate in the 2007 general elections under the People's Democratic Party (PDP) and lost, but undeterred he went ahead and contested in the 2015 general election which he won and also won March 6, 2016 re-run after the Appeal Court annulled his earlier victory. Mao is married to Lady Barr. Nimi Faith Ohuabunwa with whom they have children. He is also the founder of Mao Ohuabunwa Foundation the House of Representatives.
Gender: Male
Marital Status
  • Married
Name of Spouse Lady Barr. Nimi Faith Ohuabunwa
State of Origin: Abia State
Father's Name
Father's Status N/A
Mother's Name
Mother's Status N/A
Profession Politician , Microbiologist
Working Experience Microbiologist, Manlab Equipment Ltd

Federal House of Representatives, 1998; House of Representatives for Arochukwu/Ohafia Federal Constituency on platform of Peoples Democratic Party, since 1999; Senator Representing Abia North Senatorial District

Rivers State University of Science and Technology
Tertiary
Yes

People’s Democratic Party(PDP)

Flyer of the year Nigeria Airways, 1998

reading, meeting peoples

Alive
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