Born 1 April 1957
Ogu Town, Rivers State
JP, B.Tech (Arc), M.Eng; politician, administrator, b: April 1,1957; p: Ogu; ht: Ogu: Iga: Ogu/Bolo; so: Rivers; m: Mrs. Asime GT. Sekibo (Nee Atubobaraolo),1983;nc:sixs,two d; ed: St. Martins State School, Ogu, 1970-75; Government Secondary School, Ogu,1975-80; Rivers State University of Science & Technology, Port Harcourt, 1981-85; University of Port Harcourt, Choba, 2002-08; The Canadian Parliament/N ASS, 2003; Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 2004; University of Durham, June, 2005; Sept., 2005; Centre for Energy, Petroleum & Mineral, Law & Policy, University of Dundee, UK, Sept., 2008; cr: NYSC, 1985-86; Architectural Concern (Freelance), 1986-87; Executive Chairman, Okrika/Oyigbo/Tai/ElemeLocalGovernmentArea, 1988-89; Executive ch.,Okrika LGA,April, 1989-July, 1989;ch.,Joint Assets Sharing Committee, Defunct OTELGACouncil, 1989;S.A.on Projects, Govemor of RiversState,1999-02; S.A. on Works,G ovemor of RiversState,2002-03; Elected mem. House of Reps, 2003-07; Senator, FRN, since 2007;ch.. House of Reps Committee on Special Duties, 2003-07; Senate Committee on Solid Minerals, since 2007;mm: House of Reps Committees on Works, Agriculture, Internal Affaire, inter-Parliamentary and Land Transport 200307;mem, Senate Committees on Gas,Environment, Niger Delta, Federal Character and Commerce; Led the House of Representatives Committee on Special Duties on its Resolution to Intervene in the Communal Crisis between Ogori Mangogo in Kogi State and Ekpedu in Edo State,2003; led the House of Representatives Committee on Special Duties on the Passage of the National Boundary Commission Act, 2005; Chaired and Facilitated the Hosting of the First National Summit on Boundary Disputes Titled: National Summit on Boundary Disputes in Nigeria: Prediction, Management and Resolutions, 2005;Motion on the Mandatory Installation of the Emergency Locator Transmitter Beacon 406MHzinall Aircraft,2008; Chaired and Facilitated the hosting of the First National Summit on Solid Minerals at Jos, Plateau State, 2008; held the first Stakeholders Forum in his Senatorial District in Promoting and establishing mutual relationship with the Community by the Issuing of Grants to 260 Widows' and Scholarships to 100 Orphans Students in the Constituency, etc;mm: National Delegation in Conjunction with the National Boundary Commission on the Observance of the Brazilian Submission of their Claim on their Continental Shelf, UN, NY, USA, 2004; National Delegation in Conjunction with the National Boundary Commission for the briefing of the Nigerian Extended Continental Shelf Project Phase III, NY, USA,2005,etc.;mm: International Institute of Administrative Management of Nigeria;The Inter-Religious and International Federation for World Peace; Association of Philanthropic Management of Nigeria; Men Christian Association,(Anglican Communion) Diocese of Okrika, Church of Nigeria, Okrika; awards: Best Performing LGC Chairman,Rivers State Government 1988; JP, Rivers State Government 2002;Certificate of Holy Pilgrimage to Jerusalem(JP )Immanuel Tours, Israel,2006;Ambassador for Peace,Inter Religious &International Federation for World Peace,2006;Most Outstanding NigerDelta Senator, Business& Leadership Development Centre, 2007; Meritorious Leadership Award,Rivers State Community,Abuja,2007;Award of Excellence, Diocese of Okrika, Anglican Communion St.Martins Church, Ogu, 2008; Best Senator of the Year, South South, Encomium Awards for Political Leadership,2009;tt: Abaji Waritongbolu, Chief,Elders&People of Abaji War Canoe House, Ogu Town, Ogu/Bolo LGA,Rivers State,2002; hob: parliamentary debate, reading,writing, listening to good music;off: Suite 1.06,New Senate Building,National Assembly Complex,Abuja;tel: 08034003048, 08033101090; 070550903l5;c-m: [email protected]
Name of Spouse
State of Origin: Rivers State
Profession Architect , Politician
Working Experience Chairman/Prefect in some Local Governments in the Rivers State area from 1988 – 1989 , organizing secretary of the Democratic Party of Nigeria in Rivers State in 1997 – 1998 , Special Adviser on Projects and Special Adviser on works to the Governor of Rivers State 1999 – 2002. , Member National House of Representatives for the Ogu/Bolo/Okrika constituency of Rivers State for the 2003 – 2007 , Senator representing Rivers East.
Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria,
Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt,.. University of Port Harcourt, Choba..
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