Barr. Peter Adogbejire Emrakpo was born on the 7th of September,1965 at the then famous Eku Baptist Hospital,Eku to the family of Hon. James Emrakpo (JP),first Executive Chairman of the then Ughelli Local Government and Dr. (Mrs) E. Emrakpo JP,the first supervising Councillor for Health of Ughelli South local government area of Delta State.He hails from Edjophe town,Ughievwien clan of Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State.
His formal education sojourn started from Ogben Primary School, Benin-City,Edo State in 1971 where he obtained his Primary School Leaving Certificate in 1976.From there,he proceeded to the famous Urhobo College, Ughelli in 1976 from where he obtained his West Africa Examination Certificate(WAEC) Ordinary Certificate in 1981 and later to Iguobazuwa Grammar school,Edo State (1982-1983).
He had his University Education at the University of Benin, Benin-City,Edo stage between 1983 and 1988 where he studied law and obtained a Bachelors of Law(LL.B) degree therefrom in 1988 and immediately proceeded to the Nigerian Law School,Lagos from 1988-1989 and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1989 as a solicitor and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.
He started legal practice in 1990 as an Solicitor and Advocate in the Chambers of M.P Ohwovoriole,SAN (1990-1992) having previously completed his compulsory one year National Youth Service in Enugu State,where he successfully served in the Chambers of P.O. Nwankoby & Co.,as a Solicitor and Advocate.
Barr. Peter Emrakpo Esq. also worked in the following Law firms;Wale Ajiboye &Co. (1992-1993),as a Solicitor and Advocate and head of Chambers, Senior Partner at Emrakpo & Oju (1993-1999) and Senior Partner at Crestsolicitors(1999-2007).He worked as a company secretary,Crownrise Finance and Investments limited (1994-1998) and Baba Agbo Group of Companies (1996-2002) respectively.
Before his appointment by the governor of Delta State,Dr. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa,as the Honourable Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Delta State on the 22nd of September,2015,he was a Senior Partner in the Chambers of Peter Emrakpo Esq.where he rendered to his numerous clients several legal opinions and conducted several cases involving Civic Litigations, Criminal law and commercial law practice in the High Court of several states in Nigeria, Federal High Courts, Election Petition Tribunals,Court of Appeals and Supreme Court.
He was the managing director of Crestbridge Nigeria Limited and was engaged in the acquisition, Development and disposal of residential estates,leases and portfolio management as well as Educational consultants/agents for the university of West of England, Bristol,UK.
He also a Bible Scholar with a certificate in theology and leadership development.He is a farmer and was the CEO of MercyGate Christian Leadership and Institute and BookHouse Publishing Enterprise, Publisher Prospect Magazine.
He got married to Hon. Joan Onyaemachi Mrakpo, although divorce after irreconcilable differences after been Blessed with 5 children.
Finally,he is one of the Urhobos Eyeing Governor’s Seat in Delta State come 2023 and his profile suggested that he is qualified to govern our dear state.
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