Rt Hon Chibuike Amaechi emerged DMOMA Awards’ ‘Public Sector Icon Of The Year, winning Chief Timipre Silva, others in the category.
DMOMA Awards night holds 4th December 2021 in Port Harcourt.
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DMOMA Awards is a prestigious Online Media Awards that àwards people of excellence in various tribes and disciplines in Africa.
Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi (born 27 May 1965) is a distinguished Nigerian politician who is currently serving as the Minister of Transportation in the cabinet of President Muhammadu Buhari.
He previously served in oil-rich Rivers State as Governor of Rivers State from 2007 to 2015 and Speaker of the Rivers State House of Assembly from 1999 to 2007.
During the transition to the Third Nigerian Republic, Amaechi was Secretary of the National Republican Convention in Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State. Between 1992 and 1994, he was Special Assistant to the Deputy Governor of Rivers State, Peter Odili – his boss believed in Amaechi as a young man with potential in politics, and brought him under his wing. In 1996, he was the Rivers State’s Secretary of the Democratic Party of Nigeria (DPN) caretaker committee during the transition programme of General Sani Abacha.
He is married to Judith Amaechi and they have three boys. He is a Catholic and a Knight of the order of Saint John (KSJ).
On 27th of May, 2021, The Nigerian honorable Minister of transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi, turned singer and released his debut single titled ‘Blessed The People The Lord Has Chosen As His Heritage’ in collaboration with his wife, Judith in commemoration of his 56th birthday.
Amaechi holds the national honour of the Commander of the Order of the Niger (CON).