Dr. Mangete Eric David Otorudigiyo, a distinguished medical practitioner hailing from Nembe, specialized in thoracic surgery, obtaining his degree in 1978. He dedicated decades of his life to the university system, using the ivory tower as a platform to provide altruistic services to humanity. At one point, he emerged as one of the top administrators in Nigeria.
He hailed from both Otuabagi in Ogbia Kingdom and Ogbolomabiri of Nembe Kingdom. Excelling in the public service of Nigeria since the 1950s, he served as a highly effective administrative officer, leaving a lasting impact on the sector. Beyond his deep passion for his profession, he was known for his exemplary character, marked by goodness to an extraordinary degree, and a man who embodied contentment.
Bishop Adolphus Amabebe was the Pioneer Bishop, Diocese of Niger Delta West of Bayelsa state and the Christian Association of Nigeria. He was an epitome of hard work and doggedness as he came, saw and conquered in the vineyard of the Lord Jesus Christ. Bishop Adolphus Amabebe was from Koluama community in southern Ijaw Local Government of Bayelsa state
Elder Samuel Iduabo Tarinyo hailed from the Otuogidi community in Ogbia Kingdom, Bayelsa state. He was a highly accomplished educator and a devout Anglican from the Niger Delta region, known for his positive contributions to the field of education and for embracing the true riches of life.
Mrs. Irene Nimibofa Edgar was a distinguished and successful educator hailing from Brass Local Government Area in Bayelsa state. She played a significant role in advancing the educational sector, both in the former Rivers state and beyond. Her life was marked by remarkable achievements, having taught and guided numerous individuals who have excelled in their respective pursuits.
Moses Koriatimi Harold was a highly regarded educator hailing from the Nembe Kingdom in Bayelsa State. He made significant contributions to the advancement of education in the Niger Delta region and played a prominent role in the Pentecostal Christian faith in Nigeria.
He is a highly regarded and accomplished DJ hailing from Nigeria’s Niger Delta region. DJ Ekenyo Mohammed, a well-known figure, has made significant contributions to the growth of the entertainment industry in Nigeria and beyond for more than thirty years. His skills on the turntables continue to captivate audiences and make him a sensation.
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.
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.