Ifeanyi Okowa Biography, Wikipedia, Age, Net Worth, Career, Wife, Children and Controversy

Ifeanyi Okowa Biography, Wikipedia, Age, Net Worth, Career, Wife, Children and Controversy

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Ifeanyi Okowa Biography

Early life:

Ifeanyi Okowa, the governor of Delta state, has had a political career that has been characterized by a slow and steady ascent from the grassroots. Today, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) announced that Atiku Abubakar will be running with Okowa as his running mate in the presidential election of 2023.

Dr. Arthur Ifeanyi Okowa was born on July 8, 1959, in the town of Owa-Alero, in the Delta State area now known as the Ika North-East Local Government Area.

Ifeanyi Okowa Age

On July 8, 1959, Okowa was born to Arthur, Okpara-Uku of Owa-Alero, and Victoria, his mother. Okowa was named after his grandfather.

 

Ifeanyi Okowa Education

He received his early education at the Iroro primary school in Owa-Alero, and he later received his secondary education at the renowned Edo College in Benin City between 1970 and 1976. In 1976, when he graduated from high school in what was then the Bendel State, he had the second-best score on the Higher School Certificate Examination.

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After that, he enrolled at the University of Ibadan to study medicine and surgery. He earned his MBBS degree there in 1981, at 22 years old, making him the youngest person to do so. After completing his time with the National Youth Service Corps in 1982, he went on to work as a Medical Officer for the now-defunct Bendel State Hospitals Management Board for a short time. In 1986, he entered the private practice field and became the Director of the Victory Medical Centre in Igbanke. He then went on to establish a further location in Boji-Boji, Owa.

Ifeanyi Okowa Marriage

Ifeanyi Okowa and his wife, Mrs. Edith Okowa, have been married for the past 35 years.

Ifeanyi Okowa Children

Ifeanyi and Judith have been given the gift of parenthood by the arrival of four children: three girls and one boy.

 

Ifeanyi Okowa Political Profile 

 

1991 – Served as Secretary to Ika Local Government Area.

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1993 – Served as Chairman Ika North East Local Government Council.

1999 – Served as Honourable Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources.

2001 – Served as Honourable Commission for Water Resources Development.

2003 – Served as Honourable Commissioner for Health.

2007 – Served as Secretary to Delta State Government.

2011 – Served as a Senator from Delta South Senatorial district

2015 – Currently serving as the Executive Governor Of Delta State

Ifeanyi Okowa Biography, Wikipedia, Age, Net Worth, Career, Wife, Children and Controversy
Ifeanyi Okowa Biography, Wikipedia, Age, Net Worth, Career, Wife, Children and Controversy

Ifeanyi Okowa Net worth:

Ifeanyi Okowa is estimated to have a net worth of 11 million dollars.

 

Controversy: 

Despite a higher offer from the Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations, Civil Service Technical and Recreation Services Employees, Okowa is said to have sold the wholly state-owned transport company, Delta Line, to Chidi Ajaere, the owner of God is Good Transport Development Company Limited (GTDC), according to a report published by International Centers for Investigative Reporting (ICIR) (AUPCTRE).

The Independent Commission for Investigative Reporting (ICIR) made the allegation that the “shady sale” of Delta Line to GTDC was to compensate Ajaere for supporting the governor during his campaign in 2015.

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According to the report, Delta State retained a minority stake of 40 percent after the sale, while God is Good Motors Limited gained a majority stake of 60 percent. Since its founding almost four decades ago, Delta Line has gone through multiple phases, including a rebranding in 1991 to enhance its mobility services to commuters across Nigeria. However, none of these phases can compare to Okowa’s audacious sale of the company.

“Investigations revealed that despite having a massive goodwill and reputation built over the years, with about 38 terminals across the country and well over 1,200 units of modern buses, Delta Line was sold for N160 million to GIGM as opposed to the N2 billion offered by Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations, Civil Service Technical and Recreation Services Employees (AUPCTRE), Delta State Council, a body under Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC).” “Despite having massive goodwill and reputation built over the

However, in response to the allegation, GTDC stated that the company was the most qualified bidder for the Delta Line and denied that Ajaere had any “special relationship” with Okowa.

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