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The Story: My short political LIFE; Born to serve!

Comrade Sixtus Omokhagbor.

I am Comrade Omokhagbor Sixtus, a 2007 graduate of Business Administration from the premier University, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. While in school, I learnt the Northern man kind of politics of inclusiveness. I was the Class Representative from 100 Level to 400L, I was an active Unionist.

  1. PRO National Universities Association of Management and Business Students (NUAMBS)
  2. Secretary, Editorial Board of Akugbe Magazine of Edo State Students’ Association EDSSA
  3. Secretary, Edo State Students Association, ABU Zaria
  4. Senator, National Association of Nigerian Students NANS
  5. National Secretary, National Association of Okpekpe Students
  6. PRO 1 ABU Zaria Students’ Union Government
    7.Vice President 11 ABU Zaria Students’ Union Government
  7. Member, ABU Zaria Management Committee on Direct Drugs purchase for the University clinic
  8. Member, ABU Zaria hostel accommodation allocation committee
    Won the Most Popular Student on Campus Award amongst other too numerous to mention.

During my NYSC year, I was elected as the President of the UNICEF Peer Educators Trainers (PET)Zamfara State and Secretary General, The Redeemed Christian Corpers Fellowship (RCCF)

My stint into circular politics in 2012, I contested the Ward 10 Councillorship though I was the most popular candidate, I was rigged out for a 56 years old man.
My little contributions to my people

  1. Over the years from 2013 when I was a Senior Special Assistant to the Edo State Governor on Sports; I was able over the years given admission to our people over 102 students into AAU Ekpoma, Auchi Polytechnic and University of Benin.
  2. Made free school uniforms for 202 pupils in Edokha Primary School, Ukhomedokha and Ikpeli Primary School, Ikpeli both in Okpekpe.
  3. Scholarship to 65 pupils and students who are orphans in my school and other schools
  4. Free WAEC Enrolment to 4 indigent students in 2020 academic year.
  5. An employer of labour.
  6. Community service over the past 15 years in Okpekpe.
  7. Avail Okpekpe people employment opportunities when ever available in Edo State and outside.
  8. Occasional free food stuffs for old and vulnerable people in my community.
  9. Free tutorials to students of my community schools.
  10. Provision of sporting materials for all schools in Okpekpe and the village football teams free jerseys.

In this short period, I have been able to impart on my people.

In 2009, I established a Private school meant for the poor in my community Great Union Academy Group of Schools, Ebelle and Okpekpe. The school fee is N1,200 for pupils in Nursery and Primary Sections while the secondary school students pay N1,800.
The school is a Government,WAEC and NECO accredited in its permanent site with modern structures and facilities.

Special thanks goes to God who has been merciful and my wife who had stood by me.
My Late Mother who never seized pray for me while she was alive.

Mike Itemuagbor my Boss, Barr. Sylvester Imhanobe, Hon. Benedicta Ebuehi, current Chairman Etsako East who always call me Ambassador, Ede Donaldson Eshilamah, HRH Onwueweko of Okpekpe, the Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki,Edo State Deputy Governor Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu, Edo State SSG Barr. Osarodion Ogie and Head of Service Anthony Okungbowa,Prof. Julius Ihonvbere former SSG Edo State,Comrade Adam’s Oshiomhole who I served as SSA, my colleagues in the office Mrs Sabina Chikere, Emma Akhaba, Charles Olubayo and a host of others.

I am advocate of good governance and people oriented personality.

I am resident with my people in Okpekpe.
I am happily married to the wife of my youth Pastor Mrs Sarah Omokhagbor and blessed with 4 children.

Long Live Okpekpe,
Long Live Etsako East,
God bless Edo State,
God bless Nigeria.

Senate approved President Buhari’s nomination of Prof. Jummai Audi as Chairman, Nigerian Law Reform Commission

The Nigerian Senate, today approved President Buhari’s nomination of Prof. Jummai Audi as Chairman, Nigerian Law Reform Commission.

It also approved the nominations of Bassey Dan-Abia as Commissioners representing South-South and Mohammed Ibraheem representing South -west for the Nigerian Law Reform Commission (NLRC).

However, it also stood down the confirmation of Ebere Chima as Commissioner representing South-East, following his absence at the screening.

Senate’s approval of the nominees followed a presentation of a report by Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters by its Chairman Sen. Bamidele Opeyemi (APC-Ekiti) and consideration of same at the Committee of the Whole.

The Senate also at plenary approved the nomination of Diana Okonta representing South-South and Ya’ana Yaro representing North-East as Non-Executive Directors of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC).

The approval of the NDIC nominees was also sequel to the presentation of a report by the Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions by its Chairman, Sen. Sani Uba (APC Karina) and consideration of same at the Committee of the Whole.

Senate at plenary also approved four weeks extension to the Ad Hoc Committee investigating activities of the Interim Management Committee, IMC, of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, over alleged mismanagement of N40 billion by the IMC.

The extension followed a request by the Chairman of the ad hoc Committee, Sen. Olubumi Adetunmbi, APC Ekiti, having cited order 43 of the Senate rule.

Adetunmbi told the Senate that the COVID-19 pandemic had slow down activities of the committee over the investigation.

He said the committee had written to the various stakeholders, noting that the committee just began to receive response from the stakeholders, hence the request for extension of time on the investigation.

Senate also at plenary considered for first reading of six bills.

The bills are Infrastructure Development Bill, 2020 by Sen. Stella Oduah (PDP Anambra), Emergency Economic Stimulus Bill, 2020 by Sen. Abdullahi Abubakar (APC Kebbi), among others.

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