Samuel Dieprie Fetepigi


High Chief Samuel Dieprie Fetepigi-Ebifa (1931-2019)

High Chief Samuel Dieprie Fetepigi-Ebifa, hailing from the Nembe Kingdom, rose to prominence as the first commissioner of police from Bayelsa state. He left a lasting mark on the police force, a legacy that extended from the colonial era through the period of Nigeria’s independence.

Christian Atani Okpofaa Otoboteker


Christian Atani Okpofaa Otobotekere (1925-2023)

The esteemed Christian Atani Okpofaa Otobotekere, a member of the royal family, originated from the Tombia region within the Ekpetiama Kingdom, situated in the Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa state. He was not only a skilled poet but also a proficient accountant at Shell BP, all the while gaining widespread recognition as an exceptional environmental advocate.

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Ayibatari Mac-Fisi (1957-2022)

Ayibatari Mac-Fisi hails from Agbobiri-Okordia community, Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa state. He qualified as an impressive livestock and veterinary officer of old Rivers state. He also contributed towards the development of politics in Bayelsa state as he was once the Secretary, Yenagoa Local Government Council. Also, he kept giant imprint on the hearts many as he imparted them with his unquenchable kindness and love.

Samuel Timinipre Owonaro


Samuel Timinipre Owonaro (1944-2020)

Samuel Timinipre Owonaro hails from Kaiama town in Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Area of Bayelsa state. He was among the pioneer post-independence revolutionaries that fought for the liberation of the Nigeria delta. He featured greatly during the Nigeria civil war of 1967 to 1969 as an Army Captain.

Gabriel Imomotimi Okara


Gabriel Imomotimi Okara (1921-2019)

Gabriel Imomotimi Okara was renowned and foremost literary icon from the Niger delta and recipient of the Officer of the Order of the Niger, OON that contributed to the development of African literature.

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Mrs Christiana Virginia Koripamo (1910-2015)

In her early days as a midwife in Kaiama, she took the delivery cases of Major Isaac Adaka Boro and Capt. George Amangala (two revolutionary heroes who laid down their lives in the Nigerian Civil War to liberate Rivers State).

Augustine Angasei Ekeowei


Augustine Angasei Ekeowei (1939-1993)

Augustine Angasei Ekeowei was a notable and astute police officer that got rid of crimes from major towns and highways in Nigerian during the 1970s and 1980s.

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Augustine Ali Akene (1932-2003)

Augustine Ali Akene was an able geographer/administrator that kept unbeatable records in the Oil and Gas Multi-national (Shell Nigeria) in the late 60s and 70s.