Kaiama

Mrs Ibariere Thompson

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Mrs Ibariere Thompson (1938-2024)

Mrs. Ibariere Thompson was a paragon of virtue, leading an exemplary life that glorified God and positively impacted those around her. As a successful Ijaw woman, she made significant contributions to the business landscape of Port Harcourt and the old Rivers State. A devout Christian, Mrs. Thompson steadfastly maintained her faith in Christ Jesus, embodying the principles of her faith in every aspect of her life. Her legacy is one of unwavering dedication to her community, her faith, and her professional endeavors.

Lawrence Baraebibai Ekpebu (1935-2022)

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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.

Madam Priscilla Preye Appah (1936-2023)

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Madam Priscilla Preye Appah (1936-2023)

Madam Priscilla Preye Appah hailed from Kaiama community in Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Government Area of Bayelsa state. She was a highly skilled nurse and midwifery practitioner, leaving a lasting impact on the healthcare sector in Nigeria.

Samuel Dieprie Fetepigi

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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

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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.

mac-fisi ayibatari

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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

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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

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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.

Mama Agary

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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

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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.