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Meet six James Ibori's cabinet members who are now Senators and Ex-Governors

Everyone is aware that James Ibori is a well-known personality as far as Niger Delta area politics is concerned. A lot of people has benefited from James Ibori's acts in the Nigerian politics. Few of the people who can never forget the impact of James Ibori include: Ovie Omo-Agege, Okowa, Uduaghan, Chief Ighoyota Amori and many more. Below is the profile of James Ibori's cabinet members who has attained great height in Nigerian politics:

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1. Senator Omo-Agege

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Senator Omo-Agege was introduced into Nigerian politics when James Ibori invited him from the United States and appointed him as an assistant before he was promoted to the post of Commissioner for special duties. Moreover, in 2007, James Ibori appointed Omo-Agege as Secretary of Delta state government. Now, Omo-Agege has moved from being a secretary to become a Senator of the federal republic of Nigeria.

2. Senator Ighoyota Amori

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He served as Commissioner of Education and Water Resources while James Ibori was a Governor of Delta state. Ighoyota Amori was elected as a Senator of Delta central in 2015 but his victory was cut short as Senator Ovie Omo-Agege won a lawsuit against him.

3. James Manager

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He represented Delta South at the Senate house for five times. But before he attained the post of Senator, he was the Commissioner for works and housing between 1999 to 2002 during the administration of James Ibori as Delta state Governor.

4. Peter Onyeluka Nwaoboshi

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Presently, he is the Senator representing Delta North at the Senate house. Peter Onyeluka was an Adviser to James Ibori on political matter. Later, he got appointed as Commissioner for Agriculture and Special duties from 2001 to 2006.

5. Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan

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He was the Commissioner of health during the administration of James Ibori in 1999. During the Second tenure of James Ibori, he served as Delta state government secretary. In 2007, he got elected as Delta state Governor.

6. Dr Ifeanyi Okowa

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Presently, he is the executive Governor of Delta state. Dr Ifeanyi Okowa served as Commissioner for Agriculture and natural resources between 1999 to 2001. Also, from 2003 to 2006, he served as Commissioner of health under James Ibori. Later, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa got appointed as Secretary of Delta state government while Emmanuel Uduaghan was Delta state Governor. Ifeanyi Okowa got elected as Senator of Delta North before becoming the executive Governor of Delta state.

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