15 Untold Secrets About Great Ovedje Ogboru


Chief Great Ovedje Ogboru is a business man and political leadership icon to many individuals aspiring to become politicians in Nigeria.

Below we will be discussing about 15 untold secrets about Great Ovedje Ogboru.

  • Great Ovedje Ogboru is a Nigerian businessman and politician who was the gubernatorial aspirant for Alliance of democracy, Democratic people’s party, Labour party.


  •  He was born and brought up in Port Harcourt.


  • Great Ovedje Ogboru Mother and father home town was           Abraka and a mother from Umukwata.


  • He started receiving early education at Municipal Primary School.


  • In addition, his primary education was at Oharisi Primary School. After graduating, he served as a teacher and while working


  • He obtained an external advanced level certificate in 1980.


  • He was employed as a marketing officer in a fishing company in Lagos


  • Three years later, he left the fishing firm to found his own private fishing business, Fiogret Ltd which later grew and expanded to a few other African countries.


  • He was famously referred to as ‘The Peoples General’ by his political followers and even a great many of his opponents for his principled stance against bad governance.


  • Ogboru initially fled to London but later moved to Angola and Namibia.


  • Ogboru was indicted in the failed coup attempt of Gideon Okrar, he fled the country through Seme border with the aid of his brother, Turner Ogboru.


  • He came back to Nigeria in June 2000 and joined the democratic process with the establishment of the South-South Rainbow Coalition (SSRC).


  • He established himself as a viable opposition                              candidate to Delta’s governor, James Iboriand contested        the governorship elections in Delta State in 2003, 2007,          2011 and 2015.


  •   He is a devoted Christian, and he is married to Stella                EbiOgboru, a virtuous Ijaw amazon. They are blessed              with four children.


There you have it, 15 untold secrets about Great Ovedje Ogboru which you never knew about.


Great Ovedje Ogboru as I said earlier is a great political icon which people are aspiring to follow and he is said to be a role model to many.

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