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Ovie Omo-Agege Appoints Special Advisers

Ovie Omo-Agege Appoints Special Advisers

Ovie Omo-Agege on Wednesday approved the appointments of five Special Advisers to take charge of critical departments in his office.

Those appointed are: Deputy Chief of Staff Mr. Alex Onwudiamu; SA Political Affairs Mr. Godwin Anaughe; SA Special Duties Prince Efe Duku; SA Legislative and Plenary Matters and SA, Administration Mrs. Estella Nwene.

According to a statement by the Special Adviser to Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, on Media and Publicity, Mr. Yomi Odunuga, a letter confirming the appointments has been conveyed to the Clerk of the National Assembly.

The appointments are to take immediate effect.

Anaughe, a graduate of Economics from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, has extensive experience in banking, investigative reporting in Nigeria’s oil and gas sectors.

He is also a political strategist who until his new appointment served as SSA, Communications and Strategy to the Deputy President of the Senate.

He was, for several years, the Economic, Financial and Energy correspondent/ Staff writer at the defunct Financial Post, the first weekly financial tabloid in Nigeria.

In 1990, he joined Nationwide Merchant Bank and worked in Strategic Planning, Financial services, Treasury/ Investment banking departments and rose to become the Deputy Head of Treasury.

He is married to Victoria Agbo Anaughe and blessed with many children.

In 1990, he joined Nationwide Merchant Bank and worked in Strategic Planning, Financial services, Treasury/ Investment banking departments and rose to become the Deputy Head of Treasury.

He is married to Victoria Agbo Anaughe and blessed with many children.

Duku holds first degrees in Electrical Electronic Engineering and Law from the University of Benin and Robert Gordon University, Scotland respectively. He also holds an MBA degree in Human Resources Management. He was appointed as Senior Legislative Aide to Senator Omo-Agege in 2016, having worked very closely for over a decade with the 2019 Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Chief Great Ogboru.

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An experienced hand in legislative matters with close to two decades at the National Assembly, Mrs. Estella Obukowho Nwene hails from Oria Abraka in Ethiope East LGA of Delta State. She was first appointed into the National Assembly service as a Legislative Aide attached to Late Senator Fred Aghogho Brume from Delta Central Senatorial District. She became a Permanent staff of the National Assembly in 2005.

Nwene holds two masters degrees in Public Administration and Legislative Studies. She has worked in several Committees in the National Assembly including Senate Committee on Appropriations.

She was the Assistant Clerk, Senate Committee on Women Affairs for Seven years, also acting Secretary, Tables Duties Department in the Senate.

She is married to Engr Obi Odilichukwu Nwene from Anambra State and their union is blessed with a son.

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