Sneak Peek: Rotimi Amaechi’s CV
Former Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi is one President Muhammadu Buhari’s ministerial nominees. Recently he was accused of looting state funds after a commission of inquiry submitted its report.
Despite all these allegations, Amaechi will be screened by the Senate on Tuesday.
Here is a sneak peak of his CV as compiled by the upper chamber of the National Assembly.
CHIBUIKE ROTIMI AMAECHI
Chibuike Rotimi AMAECHI
DOB •27th May, 1965
Religion •Christian Catholic
•Married to Judith and blessed with three Sons.
•Born in Ubima, Ikwerre LG of Rivers State
•Raised in Diobu neighbourhood of Port Harcourt.
•Govt Secondary School, Okolobiri
•B.A. Degree in English and Comparative Literature from Uniport 1987
Public Sector/ •Assistant at Pamo Clinic and Hospitals Limited
•Active member of the National Union of Rivers State students NURSS and National Association of Nigerian Students NANS.
•Secretary, Defunct Nigerian Republican Convention, IkwerreLG
•State Caretaker Committee Secretary, Democratic Party of Nigeria.
•Special Assistant to then Rivers State Deputy Governor 1992 – 1994
•Speaker, Rivers State House of Assembly
•Chairman, Conference of Speakers
•Governor, Rivers State 2007 – 2015
•Chairman, Nigerian Governor’s Forum
•Director General, All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Committee
Achievements and Awards
•Commander of the Order of the Niger CON
•Knight of St. Johns Order
•General Infrastructure development, Construction of 21stCentury Schools, Monorail, Roads, Power Plants and Bridges.
•He is widely seen as improving the general living conditions of the people of Rivers State while he served as Speaker and particularly as Governor.
Organizations and Associations
•All Progressive Congress (APC)