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Senate President Akpabio Makes First Appointment

President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio, CON, has approved the appointment of Barrister Sylvester Okonkwo as his Chief of Staff.

Okonkwo attended Dennìs Memorial Grammar School Onitsha and he is also an Alumni of the University of Nigeria, Enugu campus where he bagged a Bachelor Degree in Law. (LL.B. Hons. B.L)

He hails from Ojoto in Idemili South LGA of Anambra State, South East Nigeria.

He is a corporate lawyer and an astute politician spanning more than two decades. He was a senatorial aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2019.

Until his appointment, Okonkwo was the CEO of Chinto Technologies  Limited, an ICT and telecommunications outfit.

He is married to Chief (Barr) Mrs. Chidiebele Okonkwo LL.B, (Hons.) B.L with children.

The Deputy Chief of Staff, Saviour Enyiekere(PhD) hails from Ika Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.

He is an Alumni of the University of Calabar and the Deputy Director General of the Godswill Akpabio Senatorial Campaign Organisation.

He is a former two term Executive Chairman of Ika LGA, former Senior Special Assistant to Akwa Ibom State Government on Boundaries and Conflict Resolutions, former Board Member, Akwa Ibom State Road Maintenance Agency.

He is member, Nigerian Environmental society, Fellow Institute of Chartered Economist of Nigeria and Professional fellow, Emergency Crisis, Risk and Safety Management Institute of Nigeria.

He is married with children.

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