foremost judges of bayelsa state

Foremost Minds


In 1996 some bright minds of the Bench started the judiciary business of Bayelsa state. The laid the judicial foundation from nothing and they diligently built an enviable judiciary in Nigeria. They remain the best Judges, the Nigeria state has ever had.

Lucky Awotua Efebo (1930-2019)


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.


Davidson Imimo David Otiotio (1951-2020)

Davidson Imimo David Otiotio was from Nembe-Bassambiri of Bayelsa state. A man of many parts; he was a retired Army Captain that fought the Nigeria civil war, an accomplished Medical Physician and a Poet.

Major Ikata


Pedro Ayebanimiworio Adukpo-Egi-Ikata (1935-2021)

Alabo Pedro Ayebanimiworio Adukpo-Egi IKATA was a fine military officer and a respected community Chief the Niger delta has ever produced. He fought for the unity of Nigeria during the Nigerian civil war.

Dame Freda Eneni Suku-Ogbari JP (1939-2018)


Freda Eneni Suku-Ogbari (1939-2018)

She founded a renowned and classic school (Ala International Montessori Infant, Junior and High School) at Ekeki-Epie, Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State in 1998.

Collins Julius Pekene


Collins Julius Pekene (1933 – 2004)

Collins, Julius Pekene was an accomplished education administrator par excellence. He was the pioneer Registrar of the Rivers State College of Education (now Ignatius Ajuru University of Education), Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt.

Luke Tubo Martha Oruwari


Luke Tubo Martha Oruwari (1939-2000)

Luke Tubo Martha Oruwari was widely recognized as one of the foremost church organist, and musician from the Niger Delta with a long list of appreciations and achievements.

Winnie Aifie Alagoa


Winnie Aifie Alagoa (1935-2018)

Winnie Aifie Alagoa was a formidable educationist that contributed immensely towards the development of education and also women in the Niger Delta.