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Emeka Ihedioha’s Biography, Age, Spouse, Education, Children, And Political Career

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Emeka Ihedioha is a Nigerian politician and Businessman born on 24 March 1965. He was a former Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the Federal House of Representatives. He was removed as the Executive Governor of Imo state on January 14, 2020, by the Supreme Court of Nigeria which declared the APC candidate (Hope Uzodinma) the authentic winner of the 2019 Imo gubernatorial election. Here’s his Biography, Age, Net worth, Spouse, Education, Children, Political Party, etc.

Who is Emeka Ihedioha?

Emeka Ihedioha is a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and represented the Aboh Mbaise/Ngor Okpala Federal Constituency of Imo State from 2003 to 2015. He was also the former deputy speaker of the House of Representatives. He holds a National Honor as Commander of the Order of the Niger (CON).

Full name: Emeka Ihedioha

Date of birth: 24 March 1965

Age: 57

Place of birth:  Aboh Mbaise in Imo State

State of origin: Imo State

Nationality: Nigerian

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Parents: Mr & Mrs. Ihedioha

Education: University of Lagos

Spouse/Wife: Ebere Ihedioha

Net worth: $1.5 Million

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Occupation: Politician

Political party: Peoples Democratic Party(PDP)

Children: Four children (3 sons and a daughter).

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Awards: National Honor as Commander of the Order of the Niger (CON)

Social media: [email protected]https://www.instagram.com/emeka.ihedioha/

 

He was appointed special assistant to the Presidential Adviser on Utilities in July 1999, as a special assistant on media and publicity to the President of the Senate in November 1999, and as a special assistant on political matters to the Vice President in September 2001. He won a seat in the House of Representatives as a member representing Aboh-Mbasie-Ngor Okpala Federal Constituency of Imo State in 2003.

He was the deputy speaker of the House of Representatives from 2011 to 2015. During this period, he served as the Speaker of the House of Representatives after Tambuwal’s swearing-in as the Executive Governor of Sokoto State.

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On 9 March 2019, Emeka Ihedioha contested the gubernatorial seat for Imo State under the political platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). On 11 March 2019, Ihedioha was declared Governor-elect by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) sitting in Imo State, after he defeated Uche Nwosu (son-in-law of the incumbent governor) who ran under the Action Alliance Party (AA), with a total of 273,404 votes.

He was removed from office on January 14, 2020, by a Supreme Court justice.

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