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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.

Brighten Sorgwe (1944 - 2022)

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Brighten Sorgwe (1944 – 2022)

Brighten Sorgwe, hailing from the vibrant heart of the Niger Delta, emerged as a luminary within Nigeria’s broadcast industry, leaving an indelible mark on its sands of time. A charismatic media icon, he didn’t merely walk, but danced through the corridors of old Rivers State, where his presence was synonymous with the pulse of entertainment. As a formidable DJ, his turntables spun tales of joy and rhythm, weaving a tapestry of melodies that became the soundtrack of an era. With each beat, he etched his name into the annals of history, elevating the very essence of entertainment and leaving an enduring legacy that continues to inspire generations.

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.

Jason Biobaragha Goldie (1969-2023)

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Jason Biobaragha Goldie (1969-2023)

Jason Biobaragha Goldie, hailing from the Okpoama community in Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa state, is renowned as an academician. His notable academic achievements have significantly advanced the field of Microbiology, enriching the understanding of the Niger Delta region and beyond.

Dr Eric David Managete

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Dr. Mangete Eric David Otorudigiyo (1939-2017)

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.

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.

George Olukutu Alagoa

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Elder George Olukutu Alagoa (1928 – 2019)

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.

Rt. Rev Adolphus Amabebe (Rtd.) JP (1939-2023)

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Rt. Rev Adolphus Amabebe (Rtd.) JP (1939-2023)

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 (1938-2013)

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Elder Samuel Iduabo Tarinyo (1938-2023)

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 edgar

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Mrs. Irene Nimibofa Edgar

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.