Date Appointed: 12th March, 2013
State of Origin: Rivers
MR. (EVANG.) HOPE ODHULUMA IKIRIKO
Hon. (Evang.) Hope Odhuluma Ikiriko is from Ogbologbolo town in Ahoada West L.G.A of Rivers State. Born on 19th September,1967, Hon. Okiriko attended the following Schools: UPE Model Primary School Ahoada, 1982, Western Ahoada Country High School 1982-1988, University of Port Harcourt 1989-1993, and Rivers State University of Science and Technology. He earned the following Certificates: First School leaving Certificate 1982, WASC O Level 1988, B.Sc in Botany 1993, PGD in Business Studies, MBA Accounting in 2011 and MSC in Accounting 2012.
2. The Hon. Commissioner who has worked in both public and private organizations started his career as an Account Clark with the University Press Limited Owerri 1988. Between 2003-2011, he served the Rivers State House of Assembly as an elected member in various capacities. Currently he is the MD and Director of EWASTAR Nig. Ltd and CITIA & Associate Ltd respectively. He is also member Governing Council of Faith Life Ministries Int’l.
3. A member of Several Professional bodies such as Nigeria Environmental Society (NESS), Institute of Strategic Management, Nigeria (ISMN) and Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM). Hon. Ikiriko earned for himself the following awards, NYSC Merit Award 1993/94 batch, Honorary Member of the Louisiana State Assembly U.S.A, California State Assembly Certificate of Recognition U.S.A e.t.c.
4. Married with two children, his hobbies are Football, Travelling, Reading, Writing, Coaching and swimming.