Ibadan

Lawrence Baraebibai Ekpebu (1935-2022)

Dead

Lawrence Baraebibai Ekpebu (1935-2022)

He was a distinguished and knowledgeable professor and diplomat hailing from the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. Lawrence Baraebibai Ekpebu holds the distinction of being the first African graduate of Harvard University in the United States. Notably, he played a crucial role in the infrastructure development of the old Rivers State.

Iti, Thomas Ibitimi (1946-2008)

Dead

Iti Thomas Ibitimi (1946-2008)

The late Mr. Iti, Thomas Ibitimi hailed from the Angiama community in the Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa state. He was an exceptional administrator who made significant contributions to Nigeria’s public service.

HRM (Engr.) Richardford Orukarebai Koroye

Dead

HRM (Engr.) Richardford Orukarebai Koroye (1937-2022)

HRM (Engr.) Richardford Orukarebai Koroye was a native of Toru-orua community in the Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa state. During the 1970s and 1980s, he established himself as a highly accomplished engineer and made significant contributions to the development of the former Rivers State.

Lucky Awotua Efebo (1930-2019)

Dead

Lucky Awotua Efebo (1930-2019)

Lucky Awotua Efebo was from Nembe Kingdom of Bayelsa State. He was an accomplished man who rose to the principle of his darling profession of the Nigeria Police Force and served the Nation meritoriously and diligently without any discoloration.

cti odu

Dead

PROF C.T.I ODU (1937-2013)

Clifford Temple Idigieneni Odu hails from Twon Brass in Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa state. He was an academic giant in all ramifications and a trailblazer. Professor C.T.I Odu remains the first black professor of soil microbiology in Africa.

High Chief Brown Etonye

Dead

Brown Etonye (1924-2017)

Brown Etonye was from Toru-oruwa community in Tarakiri clan of Sagbama Local Government Area, Bayelsa state. He was a successful/reputable Electrical Power Generation Engineer, School Proprietor and custodian of the Western Ijaw Culture and Tradition.

alfred pondei

Dead

Abele Alfred Pondei (1934 – 2017)

Late Chief Abele Alfred Pondei was from Amassoma community of Bayelsa state. He made a name for himself as the first graduate from his community. In the old Rivers state, he was a famous Chief Livestock Officer that kept footprints on the sands of time.

Aseyai Etifa (1944-2014)

Dead

Aseyai Etifa (1944-2014)

Chief (Barr) Aseyai Etifa was indeed an achiever and accomplished gentle man of many respects. He was an administrator par excellence, an educationist of rare breed, a Philanthropist, Elder Statesman, a high profile Politician with uncommon traits/pedigree, a seasoned bureaucrat.

Charles Beleye Ndiomu

Dead

Charles Beleye Ndiomu (1934 – 2002)

Major-General Charles Beleye Ndiomu was one of the finest education corps officers the Nigeria military has ever had. He was best known for his resourcefulness and zeal at NIPSS and National War College.