Biographical Info

  • Age: 55 years
  • Date Of Birth: 20th November, 1957
  • Gender Male
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Profession: Zoologist

Contact Info

Age Rank

  • Senator Joshua M. Lidani
    Senator: GOMBE - SOUTH

  • Dr Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan
    President: Federal Republic of Nigeria

  • Air-Vice-Marshal Eko Effiom Osin
    Commandant: Armed Forces Command AND Staff College

Education Qualification

  • Pry-School Leaving Cert: St Michael's Primary School, Oloibiri, Bayelsa State. . Started: 1969. Ended: 1966
  • SSCE: Mater Dei High School, Imiringi, Bayelsa State. Started: 1971. Ended: 1975
  • B.A: University of Port Harcourt. Started: 1977. Ended: 1981
  • M.Sc: University of Port Harcourt. Started: 1983. Ended: 1984
  • PhD: University of Port Harcourt. Started: 1987. Ended: 1995

Professional History

  • Preventive Officer: Dept. of Customs & Exercise Rivers State.. Started: 1975. Ended: 1977
  • Science Inspector of Education: Ministry of Education, Port Harcourt.. Started: 1982. Ended: 19993
  • Lecturer: Dept. of Biology, Rivers State College of Education, Port Harcourt, . Started: 1983. Ended: 1993
  • Ass. Director (Ecology)/Head Sub: Dept. of Environment Protection, Ompadec. Started: 1993. Ended: 1998
  • Deputy Governor: Bayelsa State. Started: 1999. Ended: 2005
  • Governor: Bayelsa State. Started: 2005. Ended: 2007
  • Vice President: Federal Republic of Nigeria. Started: 2007. Ended: 2010
  • President, 2010: Federal Republic of Nigeria. Started: 2010

Professional Qualifications

  • Fellow: Public Administrators of Nigeria (PAN)
  • Fellow : Fisheries Society of Nigeria. (FISON)
  • Fellow: International Association of Impact Assessment. (IAIA)

Education Rank

  • Prof O. Oshodin
    Vice Chancellor: University of Benin

  • Dr Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan
    President: Federal Republic of Nigeria

  • Professor Kucha Emmanuel Iornumbe
    Vice-Chancellor: Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi

Main Remuneration (Annual): ₦141,380,000.00
Other Remuneration (Annual): Not Available

Election Results

Other Personal Information


Grand Commander of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (GCFR)
Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger (GCON)
Grand Cross of the Order of Cote D' Ivoire, 2013
IPAN - Best Performing Deputy Governor, 2002
NAWED - Exemplary Leadership Quality and Good Governance Award, 2003
NUJ Council Abuja - The Prestigious Honorary Award for Democracy and Good Governance, 2004
Honorary Fellowship of the Nigerian Environmental Society
NBA - Distinguish Personality Award, 2006
African Leadership Award, 2006
NUT - Best Performing Governor in Education South South, 2006
IFWP - Ambassador for Peace, 2006
IANML - Niger Delta Development Award

Assets/Asset Declaration ( ₦295,304,420.00 )

Building: NGN 295,304,420

Car: Not Available

Land: Not Available

Company: Not Available

Year Valued: 2007