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Senator Joel-Onowakpo Appoints 23 Advisers For More Efficient, Service-oriented Representation In Delta South



Senator Joel-Onowakpo

Senator Joel-Onowakpo Thomas, representing Delta South Senatorial District, has appointed 23 advisers as part of his effort to make his office more efficient, service-oriented, and accessible to his constituents.

The senator announced this in a statement made available to newsmen in Warri, Delta State, on Thursday.

While saying that the appointment takes immediate effect, he said the appointees were carefully picked and assigned the various portfolios in fulfillment of his campaign promise to involve his constituents in decision-making and bring governance closer to the people.

He, therefore urged the public to support them in their roles, which he said aligned with the “Renewed Hope Agenda” of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.


According to him, the advisers will handle diverse areas, including political matters, defense, sustainable development goals, media, and public affairs.

The statement however said that they were carefully considered and made with the overall aim of making his office more efficient, service-oriented and accessible to his constituents, adding that more appointments shall be made as the need arises.

“While congratulating the appointees, I appeal to all Delta South constituents and the general public to give them all necessary cooperation and support, so that we can grow our beloved Senatorial District and nation together in line with the Renewed Hope Agenda of Mr President, His Excellency, Bola Ahmed Tinubu GCFR.”, he said.


Those appointed are, Prophet Jones Ode Erue, Senior Special Adviser on Political Matters, Rear Admiral John Onoriode Kpokpogri (Rtd), Senior Special Adviser on Defence, Dr. Andrew Egunoma, Senior Special Adviser on Special Duties, Social Welfare & Poverty Alleviation, High Chief Augustine O. Seibi (JP), Senior Special Adviser on Conflicts Resolution, Hon. (Chief) Uyouyou Edhekpo, Senior Special Adviser on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Chief Dillion Oyuwe, Senior Special Adviser on Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and Chief Miller Akpoili, Senior Special Adviser on HOSTCOM.

Others include, Mr. Paul Emumena Michael, Senior Special Adviser on Media and Publicity/Information & National Orientation, Chief Gabriel Yabaka, Senior Special Adviser on Chieftaincy, Cultural and Traditional Affairs, Mr. Ogbegbe Misan, Special Adviser on Local Content, Chief (Mrs) Rita Avberovba, Special Adviser on Women Mobilisation, Dr. Yabrade Moses, Special Adviser on Niger Delta Affairs & Presidential Amnesty Program (PAP), Mr. Ese Azakaza, Special Adviser on Gas, Mr. Victor Omuno, Special Adviser on Science and Technology, Mr. Cheke Emiko, Special Adviser on Employment, Labour, and Productivity, Apostle Liberty Usiayo, Special Adviser on Religious Matters, Mr. Tonye Karowa, Special Adviser on Upstream Petroleum and Mr. Ofehe Goodie, Special Adviser on Police Affairs.

The senator, also appointed, Chief Solomon Akpotu, Special Adviser on Agriculture Production, Services and Rural Development, Chief Kenneth Ogbe, Special Adviser on Housing and Urban Development, Mrs. Beauty Warejuowei, Special Adviser on Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), Mr Kenneth Rawlings Okah, Special Adviser on Aviation and Ms Christabel Egbaniyon, Special Adviser on Health.

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