Emmanuel Uduaghan (Views: 7,505)


Emmanuel Uduaghan
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Position: Former Governor of Delta State

Status: Out of Office

Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan (born 22 October 1954) is the immediate past governor of Delta State in Nigeria he assumed office via an inconclusive election on May 29, 2007 and is a member of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) and was removed as Governor on the 9 November 2010 when the Federal Appeal Court seating in Benin annulled his election. Prior to becoming Governor he was the Commissioner for Health, Delta State and the Secretary to the State Government.[1] Uduaghan ran again for governor in the 26 April 2011 elections, and was reelected.[2]

Background

Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan was born on 22 October 1954 in Warri North Local Government Area in Delta State of Itsekiri origin. He attended Federal Government College, Warri (1968–1974), and the University of Benin (1975–1980) earning a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) degree, and a Diploma in Anaesthesia. He is married, with two children.[1] His wife, Roli, is the daughter of Brig. General Sunny E. Tuoyo (Rtd), at one time Military Administrator of Ondo State.[3]

Emmanuel Uduaghan began work in 1983 at the Delta Steel Company, as a medical officer. From 1989 to 1994, he worked in a number of hospitals including Westend Hospital, Warri; Benoni Hospitals, Benin City and Shell Hospital, Ogunu, where he was a Consultant Anaesthesiologist. In 1994 he set up in private medical practice. He was held the positions in the Nigerian Medical Association in Warri, Bendel State and Delta State. He was also active in the Junior Chamber International (Jaycees) leadership development organization.[1]

Political career

Emmanuel Uduaghan was a founding member and Chairman of the All Nigeria Congress Association for the Warri South Local Government Area, a founder and executive member of the Grassroots Democratic Movement (GDM), and a foundation member of the PDP. On 6 August 1999, the Governor of Delta State James Onanefe Ibori appointed Emmanuel Uduaghan as Commissioner for Health, Delta State. In this position he improved the pay of medical staff and upgraded infrastructure. On 6 June 2003, Uduaghan was appointed Secretary to the Delta State Government.[1] In November 2008, Uduaghan and State Chief Justice Rosaline Bozimo approved establishment of sanitation mobile courts to prosecute sanitation offenders in the State.[4]

Uduaghan ran again for governor in the 26 April 2011 elections, and was reelected. He gained 525,793 votes, while Chief Great Ogboru of the Democratic People's Party (DPP) was the runner-up with 433,834 votes.[2]

Emmanuel Uduaghan's recently reviewed promises

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Why I am going to the Senate —Uduaghan •Delta PDP elects Ag. Chairman New
Emmanuel Uduaghan
Delta State Governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan, has revealed that his ambition to represent Delta South Senatorial District in the National Assembly is fueled by the need to enable oil-producing communities have... read more

Okolie charges Uduaghan to fulfill Governors’ Cup promise Promise Kept
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A former footballer and high jumper, Reverend John Okolie, has charged Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan to fulfill the promise he made to all the secondary schools and colleges in the state before... read more

Rehabilitation and construction of roads In the works
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Rehabilitation and construction of roads read more

To improve the quality of education and educational facilities In the works
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To improve the quality of education and educational facilities read more

To improve Healthcare Delivery system in the state In the works
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To improve Healthcare Delivery system in the state read more

To upgrade sports facilities in Delta State Promise Kept
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To upgrade sports facilities in Delta State read more

To embark on infrastructural development in the state capital Promise Kept
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To embark on infrastructural development in the state capital read more

To improve on transportation in Delta state In the works
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To improve on transportation in Delta state read more

Emmanuel Uduaghan's recently reviewed projects

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Abigborodo Road and Bridge construction Ongoing
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Abigborodo Road and Bridge construction read more

Construction of Ugbenu-Koko road Ongoing
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Construction of Ugbenu-Koko road read more

Construction of Agbrho-Okan road, Ughelli North Completed
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Construction of Agbrho-Okan road, Ughelli North read more

Renovation of the playing turf of the world class Warri Township Stadium Completed
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Playing turf of the world class Warri Township Stadium read more

Street Lights projects in Asaba, Warri, Ughelli Completed
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Street Lights projects in Asaba, Warri, Ughelli read more

Procurement of 100 buses Completed
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Procurement of 100 buses read more

Construction of 100 bed mother and child health care complex Warri Ongoing
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100 bed mother and child health care complex Warri read more

Procurement of Digital Broadcast Equipment Completed
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Procurement of Digital Broadcast Equipment read more

Construction of Event Center (Dome), Okpanam Road, Asaba Completed
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Construction of Event Center (Dome), Okpanam Road, Asaba read more

New Workers Secretariat, Maryam Babangida Way, Asaba Completed
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New Workers Secretariat, Maryam Babangida Way, Asaba read more

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