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Mr. Jonathan Einbaipreyo Oye

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Mr Jonathan E. Oye (1953 – 2024)

Mr. Jonathan Einbaipreyo Oye, was from the Nembe Kingdom of Bayelsa State, was a distinguished professional administrator within the civil service of the former Rivers State and later Bayelsa State. He is widely recognized for his significant contributions as a formidable civil servant, particularly in his role as Permanent Secretary, where he played a pivotal role in advancing the development of the public service of both old Rivers State and Bayelsa State.

BORO CLEVER IGE-EDABA

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CHIEF BORO CLEVER IGE-EDABA (1929-1999)

Chief Boro Clever Ige-Edaba, a skilled and formidable real estate appraiser hailing from Emakalakala community in the Ogbia Kingdom, Bayelsa state, made significant contributions in the field of land valuation across Eastern Nigeria and the old Rivers state. Additionally, he served as a prominent and influential advocate for the Ogbia Brotherhood socio-political movement.

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Thomas Kieriboyegha — Cameron (1902-1982)

Late Chief Thomas Kieriboyegha hailed from Twon-brass community situated in the Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa state. He gained recognition as the inaugural accredited legal practitioner from the Nembe kingdom, which also extended to the broader Bayelsa state. He exemplified the characteristics of a true gentleman and trailblazer, leaving a lasting mark on the history of Nigeria during its precolonial and independent eras.

Newton Amie Aron Igali

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Newton Amie Aaron Igali (1926-2012)

Newton Amie Aaron Igali was from Eniwari community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa state. He was a foremost qualified and certified Accountant from the Niger delta that worked assiduously towards the development of the financial sector of Nigeria.

cti odu

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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.