Foster Ogola is a Nigerian politician who represented Bayelsa west constituency in the Nigerian Senate. Before becoming a Nigerian politician, he was a teacher who taught in various schools in the Old Bendel and Rivers states. In 2015, Foster Ogola contested for the Bayelsa West Senatorial seat and won under the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) platform. On October 2, 2018, he lost his re-election bid at the party’s primaries to his opponent. His tenure ended on June 9, 2019.
Foster Ogola was born on August 17, 1961, in Warri, Delta State.
|1.||Secondary Education||Esenaeb College Bomadi Delta State|
|2||Education||Rivers State School of Basic Studies, Port Harcourt||1952|
|3||Master’s degree in Christian Leadership||Imo State University Owerri||1963|
|4.||Diploma in Satellite Technology||Inutar/Unosat Institute Geneva||2008|
|5.||Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Yenagoa|
|6.||PhD Christian Leadership||GMF Christian University Lagos||
|1.||Tutor||Bendel and Rivers State Government||1983|
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)
Bayelsa West Senatorial District – 2014
Awards & Honours
On April 10, 2018, Foster Ogola was trailed with a certificate scandal where he had allegedly obtained a fake PhD degree from a non-accredited university in Lagos, Nigeria. The fake PhD certificate was from a GMF Christian University which is an unaccredited university.