Sheriff Oborevwori: Biography, Age, Schooling, Spouse, Youngsters, Web Value, and Controversy

Sheriff Oborevwori: Biography, Age, Schooling, Spouse, Youngsters, Web Value, and Controversy

Who’s Sheriff Oborevwori? Biography, Wikipedia

Sheriff Oborevwori is a Nigerian politician and the present Delta State Home of Meeting Speaker.

Oborevwori is the 2023 governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Get together (PDP) in Delta state.


Sheriff Oborevwori was born on June 19, 1963. He’s 59 years previous and will likely be 60 by June 19, 2023.


He hails from OSUBI city in Okpe Native Authorities Space of Delta State, Nigeria.


Mother and father

Sheriff Oborevwori was born into the household of Chief Samuel (father) and Mrs Esther Oborevwori (mom).


Sheriff Oborevwori is married to Mrs. Oborevwori Tobore.


Sheriff and Tobore’s marriage is blessed with kids, together with their daughter, Omonigho Oborevwori, who acquired married in 2019.


Sheriff Oborevwori had his early training at Alegbo Major Faculty, Effurun. He additionally attended Aladja Grammar Faculty, Aladja.

He later went on to Oghareki Grammar Faculty, Oghareki.

He attended Ambrose Alli College, Ekpoma, for a full-time programme and graduated with B.Sc. Second Class (Hons) Higher Division in Political Science.

Sheriff subsequently pursued his postgraduate training on the Delta State College, Abraka, the place he obtained a MSc. in Political Science.

Political profession

Earlier than his emergence as PDP guber candidate in Rivers state, Sheriff is the consultant of the Okpe State Constituency.

He was elected speaker of Delta State Home of Meeting on 11 Could 2017 following the impeachment of the then Speaker, Rt. Hon. Monday Igbuya.

Earlier than then, he was;

  • Councilor – 1996
  • Chairman of Osubi Neighborhood from 1996 to 2003
  • Senior Particular Assistant on Safety to the Govt Governor of Delta State from 2012 to 2014.
  • Particular Assistant to the Governor of Delta State on Youth Improvement from 2003-2006.
  • Justice of Peace, 2007.
  • Particular Adviser to the Governor of Delta State on Land Safety, August 2007 to September 2010.
  • State Coordinator of the Amnesty Programme, 2009 and 2010.
  • Elected Member of the Delta State Home of Meeting in 2015 to characterize Okpe State Constituency.
  • Speaker of the Delta State Home of Meeting, Could 11, 2017 – .


Accused of supplying false data and submitting cast certificates

A Federal Excessive Courtroom, Abuja, on July 7, 2022 delivered a judgement which disqualified Sheriff Oborevwori as PDP governorship candidate in Delta State.

Oborevwori was accused of supplying false data and submitting cast certificates to take part and emerge because the winner of the PDP governorship main within the state.

Allegedly blew N1.6bn on automobiles and tax evasion

An Abuja-based anti-corruption organisation, Initiative For Development and Accountable Integrity in Governance in 2021, accused Oborevwori of spending N1.6bn on automobiles bought at exorbitant costs.

In a petition to the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC) dated December 7, 2020, the group mentioned 36 automobiles have been purchased in June 2019 for the Home members at inflated prices.

The civil society organisation additionally accused Oborevwori of tax evasion, stating that “the sum of N77,201,250 calculated at 5 per cent of the entire car buy sum was claimed as VAT when no such quantity was paid.”

Denies intention to run for Delta governorship

In July 15, 2020, Sheriff Oborovwori distanced himself from a Fb publish by one Ejiro Oborevwori that he (Sheriff Oborevwori) has declared his intention to run for governorship in 2023.

Oborevwori in a press release issued by his Chief Press Secretary,  Mr Dennis Otu mentioned the governorship posters being circulated within the social media and WhatsApp group platforms have been additionally faux, including that there is no such thing as a Ejiro Oborevwori within the household.

The Speaker mentioned: “My consideration has been drawn to a faux Fb account of 1 EJIRO OBOREVWORI.  The mentioned Ejiro Oborevwori posted that the Speaker of the Delta State Home of Meeting, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori,  ‘On Monday disclosed to members of his Political practice for his purpose to run for the  Governor of DELTA STATE come  2023. He additionally mentioned he has an unquenchable love for the unity and progress of the state and the Peoples Democratic Get together, PDP’.

“That is utterly faux information as that is the handiwork of mischief-makers. The Speaker has remained targeted and by no means at any time mentioned Governorship ambition with anyone. He’s dedicated to what he’s doing in the intervening time because the Speaker of the Delta State Home of Meeting and he won’t ever be distracted.”

He, nonetheless, declared intention to run in March 2022.


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