Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan is a doctor, politician and the former Governor of Delta State from 2007 to 2015. He is a native of Abigborodo in Warri North Local Government Area of Delta State, born to Chief Edmund D. Uduaghan and Mrs Cecilia Uduaghan. Emmanuel Eweta assumed office via an inconclusive election on 29 May 2007 under the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Before becoming a governor, he was the Commissioner for Health, Delta State and the Secretary to the State Government.
Emmanuel Eweta is married, with two children. His wife, Roli, is the daughter of Brig. General Sunny E. Tuoyo (Rtd), a one-time Military Administrator of Ondo State.
|Baptist Primary School||Primary Education||1961 – 1966|
|Federal Government College, Warri,||Secondary education||1968 – 1974|
|University of Benin||MBBS|
|Name Of Company||Position||Year|
|Delta Steel Company||Medical officer.||1983|
|Westend Hospital, Warri; Benoni Hospitals, Benin City and Shell Hospital||Consultant anaesthesiologist||1989 – 1994|
Warri North, Delta State, Nigeria
22 October 1954 (age 67)
All Progressive Congress (APC)
Governor Delta State
On 6 August 1999, the then Governor of Delta State James Onanefe Ibori appointed Emmanuel Uduaghan as Commissioner for Health, Delta State. While he was in the position, he improved the pay of medical staff and upgraded infrastructure. On 6 June 2003, Emmanuel Uduaghan was appointed Secretary to the Delta State Government. Then he was elected governor in 2007, he ran again for the position and was reelected. On 29 August 2018, he officially announced he has left PDP for APC, however, he returned back to PDP in September 2020.
Awards & Honours
64 Road Projects In Delta
Emmanuel Uduaghan called out the Delta State Traditional Rulers Council when his name was missing on the list of those honoured for their contributions to the infrastructural development of Delta state.