Ezenwo Nyesom Wike is a Nigerian lawyer and politician, who is currently serving as the executive Governor of Rivers State.
He is a staunch member of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and is known for being strict in enforcing his laws.
Before becoming a governor, Wike previously served as the acting Minister for Education under the then President Goodluck Jonathan, but resigned because of his intentions to run for the position.
We’d be seeing Ezenwo Nyesom Wike’s biography, date of birth, age, early life, parents, wife, movies, net worth, houses, cars, social media handles and everything else you’d love to know about him.
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Ezenwo Nyesom Wike Profile
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Full name: Ezenwo Nyesom Wike
Also known as: Nyesom Wike
Date of birth: 13th March, 1963
Age: 57 years
Parents: Nlemanya Wike (father)
Wife: Eberechi Wike
Children: Jordan, Joaquin, and Jazmyne
Alma mater: Rivers State University of Science and Technology
Occupation: Politician, lawyer
Net worth: $550 million
Ezenwo Nyesom Wike Biography, Date Of Birth, Family, Early Life, Education And Career
Ezenwo Nyesom Wike was born on the 13th of March, 1963 into the family of Nlemanya Wike of Rumuepirikom area of Rivers State. Governor Wike has degrees in law, politics and administration.
He had a short term of private juridical practice before winning the election for the post of Executive Chairman in Obio (Akpor) Local Government Area. He served as the Chairman in Obio (Akpor) LGA for two times, between 1999-2002 and 2004-2007.
He also worked as ALGON’s Deputy President and was the an African representative in the Commonwealth Local Governments Forum.
After completing his tenure as the LGA chairman, Wike got appointed as the Chief of staff at the Government House in Port Harcourt.
During Governor Amaechi’s re-election campaign, he was assigned general manager of the campaign team. In 2011, he became the Honourable Minister for Education (Rivers State).
Wike was elected Governor of Rivers State in 2015 after defeating Dakuku Peterside of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Tonye Princewill of the Labour Party in the April 11 gubernatorial elections. He worked really well in his first term as the executive Governor of Rivers State and got a good number of awards in Nigeria and abroad.
On Wednesday, 3rd April 2019, Nyesom Wike was re-elected governor of Rivers State in the 2019 elections. He took his of office on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium, Port Harcourt as he commences his second term.
Governor Nyesom Wike is married to Eberechi Suzzette Nyesom-Wike, a High Court judge in Rivers State Judiciary.
The marriage is blessed with three children, Jordan, Joaquin, and Jazmyne. He is a Christian and probably a member of the Salvation Ministries. On April 14th 2019, he celebrated his victory at the polls in a thanksgiving service at the Salvation Ministries headquarters, Port Harcourt.
Nyesom Wike Net Worth
Nyesom Wike is one of the best Governors in Nigeria. According to NigerianInfopedia.com.ng, he is the second richest Nigerian governor governor with an estimated net worth of $550 million.
Social Media Handles
You can connect with Nyesom Wike on:
Facebook: Gov Nyesom Ezenwo Wike – CON
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