Yenagoa

MacCpherson Wodaowei McCarthy (1952—2016)

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MacCpherson Wodaowei McCarthy (1952—2016)

HRH MacCpherson Wodaowei McCarthy (JP) was a highly esteemed local leader hailing from Okoloba in the Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. He gained recognition primarily for his outstanding contributions to education and his advocacy for the rights of fellow educators.

Elder Ozaka Bob Francis (1942-2023)

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Elder Ozaka Bob Francis (1941-2023)

He was from Igbogene community in Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. He was best known as the second Head of Service Bayelsa State and former Bayelsa representative at the Federal Character Commission, Abuja

Godwin Moses Odumgba (1932-2020)

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Godwin Moses Odumgba (1932-2020)

Late Chief Godwin Moses Odumgba was from Amarata community of Bayelsas state. He was once a Manager in Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and made his mark.

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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.

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.

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Christopher Pere Ajuwa (1941-2017)

It’s remarkable that Christopher Pere Ajuwa blazed a trail as the first person from the Niger Delta region to pursue the office of the President of Nigeria, dating back to 1993. His candidacy marked an important moment in Nigerian political history, representing the aspirations and ambitions of the Niger Delta people on the national stage.