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PROFILE OF RT HON ROTIMI AMAECHI

PROFILE OF RT HON ROTIMI AMAECHI


Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi was born May 27th, 1965 at Umuordu - Ubima, IkwerreLG of Rivers State.Amaechi attended St. Theresa's Primary School, Ubima & later Govt Secondary School,Okolobiri for his WASC in 1982.

Hon Amaechi in his early days 

Amaechi studied at the University of Port Harcourt where he bagged a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English.

Amaechi also got a Masters in English Literature from the same University of Port Harcourt.

Amaechi exhibited leadership potentials & was elected National President of the National Union of Rivers State Students.It was at the University that young Chibuike Amaechi got exposed to practical politics, though at a learning stage.Upon graduation, Amaechi served as the PRO of Pamo Clinics & Hospital, Port Harcourt where he met Dr. Peter Odili.

Amaechi's sojourn in politics started when he joined the National Republican Convention, the NRC.He served as the Secretary of the Party in Ikwerre LG & his associates found him a man of strong & consistent character.Amaechi's political efforts paid off when he was appointed SA to Rivers Governor, Chief Rufus Ada-George in 1992.He was also Personal Assistant to Deputy Governor of River State, Sir Dr. Peter Odili.

He was also director at two state - owned companies; Risonpalm Limited and West African Glass Industries Limited.Amaechi formed the Ikwerre Forum & later joined the Democratic Party of Nigeria where he served as State Secretary.Amaechi joined the People's Democratic Party in 1999 and won a seat into the Rivers State House of Assembly.He represented Ikwerre Constituency, unanimously elected speaker and served for 8 unprecedented and unbroken years.Amaechi is involved in the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association& Nigeria Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative.

In 2007, Amaechi was declared Governor of Rivers State by the Supreme Court and was subsequently re-elected in 2011. His milestones in Education, Health,Agriculture & Infrastructures as governor has won him National & International Accolades.In 2011 Amaechi was elected Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum, a position he held till he left office in 2015.

In 2015, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi also served as Director General of the APC Nigeria Presidential Campaign Committee. Amaechi is the Ochi Aliri 1 of Ikwerre Land and his hobbies include reading, travelling and making friends.Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi is a practising Christian, married to Judith Amaechi and blessed with three Sons.

Amaechi during his ministerial screening 1q


This is a summary of Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi's credentials and Curriculum Vitae #MinisterialScreening