Ifeanyi Okowa is a Nigerian politician who is the Governor of Delta State. Before his governorship, he was elected senator for Delta North Senatorial District in Delta State, Nigeria, in the April 2011 national elections. He ran on the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) platform. He was re-elected as the governor of Delta State on May 29, 2019. Here’s all you need to know about him; Biography, Age, Net worth, Wife, Children, Education, Parents, Awards, Career, etc.
Who is Ifeanyi Okowa?
Ifeanyi was born on 8 July 1959 in Owa-Alero in Ika North-East Local Government Area of Delta State. Okowa became Secretary to the Ika Local Government and then Chairman of the Ika North-East Local Government Council (1991–1993). He was Delta North Coordinator of the Grassroots Democratic Movement (GDM). He joined the PDP in 1998 and assisted in Governor James Ibori’s campaign in 1998/1999.
Full name: Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa
Date of birth: 8 July 1959
Place of birth: Owa-Alero, Delta State
State of origin: Delta State
Education: University of Ibadan
Spouse/Wife: Dame Edith Okowa
Children: Marilyn & Mildred
Marital Status: Married
Political party: Peoples Democratic Party(PDP)
Parents: Mr & Mrs. Okowa
Political offices held: Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (2011–2015), Governor of Delta State
Awards: He was honoured as Man of the year in 2017 by the Independent Newspaper
Ifeanyi Okowa served as a Commissioner in the Delta State government for Agriculture and Natural Resources (July 1999 – April 2001), Water Resources Development (April 2001 – May 2003), and Health (September 2003 – October 2006).
Okowa resigned to contest in the 2007 Delta State PDP governorship primaries but did not win the governorship primaries. In June 2007, Ifeanyi was appointed Secretary to the Delta State Government.
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