Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi is one of the most influential politicians in Nigeria. He is the current Minister of Transportation and also the former governor of Rivers State (2007-2015). He grew up in Diobu, a densely populated area of Port Harcourt.
Born 27 May 1965 in Ubima, Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State. He is married to Judith Amaechi and together they have three sons. He is widely approved as one who improved the general living conditions of the people of Rivers State while he served as Speaker and particularly as Governor.
|Name Of School||Degree||Year|
|St. Theresa Primary School||1970 – 1976|
|Government Secondary School Okolobiri||WASSCE||1982|
|University of Port Harcourt||B.A English & Literature||1987|
|University of Ilorin||MBA||1992|
|Name Of Company||Position||Year|
|National Union of Rivers State Students (NURSS)||President|
|Pamo Clinics and Hospitals||1992|
Ubima, Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State
27 May 1965
All Progressive Congress (APC)
Minister of Transportation
Secretary of the now defunct National Republican Convention in Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State.
Special Assistant to the Deputy Governor of Rivers State 1992-1994.
Rivers State’s Secretary of the Democratic Party of Nigeria (DPN).
Speaker (Rivers State House of Assembly) 1999-2007.
Rivers State Governor 2007-2015.
Director-General of the All Progressives Congress 2015 Presidential Campaign.
Honorable Minister for Transportation, Federal Republic of Nigeria 2015-Till Date.
Awards & Honours
Award of Excellence as the Most productive Legislative House in Nigeria, Nigerian Union of Journalists June 2000.
Commander of the Order of the Niger CON.
Knight of St. Johns Order.
He was able to create a positive environment that helped to build massive projects like Onne, Trans Amadi, Afam.
He succeeded in inviting several foreign investors into the state during his governorship which creates not only business projects but also non-profit and charity projects.
General Infrastructure development, Construction of 21stCentury Schools, Monorail, Roads, Power Plants and Bridges.