OKPE, Chief (Sen) Godwin Idoko

B.A, broadcaster, politician, administrator, businessman, born February 10, 1948, Olaigbenue, Okpoga, Okpokwu LGA, Benue State; married, has children. Education: RCM School, Ede-Okpoga, 1954-56, First School Leaving Certificate, St. Michael's School Orukpa, 1958-60, St.Michael's Secondary School, Aliade, 1961-65, St. John's College, Kaduna, 1966-67, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1969-72, University of Syracuse, New York, 1974, University of California, Berkely, CA, USA, 1975-76; diana University, Bloomington, 1977. Career: Appointed Teacher, St. John's College, Kaduna, 1968-69; Producer/Scrip Writer, Broadcasting Company of Northern Nigerian, Kaduna, 1972-73; Senior Producer, Benue/Plateau Broadcasting Corporation, Head of News, 1976; Manager, News and Current Affairs, NTV,. Makurdi, 1978-79; Commissioner for Finance, Benue State, 1979-83; Senator, Federal Republic of Nigeria, , 1983; Chairman/Chief Executive, Life and Time Nigeria Limited, since 1986. Traditional Titles: Osaba Okpoga; Alakpa Idoma land. Hobbies: reading, travelling, lawn tennis. Home: 48, ObaAkran Avenue, P.O. Box 6396, Ikeja, Lagos.
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