Hon. Odum Udi is a Nigerian Politician From Abua Odua Local Government Area, Rivers State Popularly known and addressed as “the empowerment machine,” a “large farmer,” and “philanthropist,” among others.
He was Born on July 24, 1972, got his first school leaving certificate from the State School, Ogbema, in 1986.
However, it took over 10 years before he got his National Examination Council (NECO) result — in 2002 — after he attended the Government Secondary School, Egbolom.
Odum served as the chairman of Abua/Odua LGA in Rivers state. He also won the Rivers state sustainable development agency (RSSDA) award for best LG chairman in 2008.
In 2009, he bagged a B.Sc. in management from the University of Port Harcourt, and was excluded from the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme in 2011. He, however, went on to obtain a postgraduate diploma in management, also from the University of Port Harcourt, in 2012.
Odum was reportedly nominated by Rotimi Amaechi, former minister of transportation
Meanwhile, the Senate is expected to screen the ministerial nominees on 29th of June 2022.
Recall that Earlier on Tuesday, Senate President Ahmad Lawan read a letter from President Muhammadu Buhari, requesting the upper legislative chamber’s confirmation of seven nominees for appointment as ministers.
The nominees are Henry Ikechukwu (Abia), Umana Okon Umana (Akwa Ibom), Ekuma Joseph (Ebonyi), Goodluck Nana Obia (Imo), Umar Ibrahim Yakub (Kano), Ademola Adewole Adegorioye (Ondo) and Udi Odum (Rivers).