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Rt.Hon.Sheriff Oborevwori was born on the 19 June 1963, to the family of Chief Samuel and Mrs. Esther Oborevwori of Osubi town in Okpe Local Government Area of Delta State.
He began his early childhood education at Alegbo primary school and completed his secondary education at Oghareki Grammar School, Oghareki. He graduated from the prestigious Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science in 2011 and later proceeded to obtain a master’s degree in political science from the Delta State University Abraka in 2015. Oborevwori is an alumnus of the Alliance Manchester Business School of Manchester University Leadership Executive Certificate Programme and the London School of Economics and Political Science certificate Programme on Leading Inclusive Development.
Chief Oborevwori began his political career as a grassroot politician; Chairman of the Okpe Community. He was the pioneer Chairman of Osubi Community from 1996 to 2003, where he contributed tremendously to the development of the community making sure there were peace and security all through his tenure.
He was also elected by his people as a Councilor in 1996, and he has subsequently appointed the Supervisory Councillor for Works in Okpe Local Government Council. He has also served as the Senior Special Assistant on Security to the Executive Governor of Delta State from 2012 to 2014, Special Assistant to the Governor of Delta State on Youth Development from 2003-2006, Special Adviser to the Governor of Delta State on Land Security, August 2007 to September 2010, State Coordinator of the Amnesty Programme, 2009 and 2010.However he broke into limelight in 2015 after he was elected as the member representing Okpe State Constituency in the Delta State House of Assembly under the Peoples Democracy Party (PDP).This is after 19 years of serving in several key government positions.
He was elected speaker of Delta State House of Assembly on the 11th of May 2017 following the impeachment of the then Speaker, Rt. Hon. Monday Igbuya. He was re-elected in 2019 as Speaker for a second term following his victory at the polls to represent his constituency, the Okpe State Constituency at the Delta State House of Assembly.
He is a member of several professional bodies including Fellow of the Institute Chartered Mediators and Conciliators (FICMC), Member Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered), Chartered Management Consultant, Chartered Institute of Management Consultants, Canada, Certificate on Top Executive Leadership Programme, Manchester Business School, Manchester University, Certificate on Conflict Resolution in Democracy, Dubai, Certificate on Legislative Management and Leadership, International Law Institute (ILI) , Washington DC, USA, Certificate on Leading Inclusive Development from London School of Economics And Political Science, Merit Award from National Association of Okpe Students (NAOS), Merit Award from National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Certificate of Honour from Okpe Kingdom and other several Awards from different Organisations and Institutions, Justice of Peace, 2007.
He also received an honour from his kinsmen and was dabbed with a Chieftaincy Title; the Ukodo of Okpe by His Royal Majesty, the Orhorho 1, Orodje of Okpe in recognition of his contribution to the growth and development of the Okpe Kingdom in 2003.
It was reported that Rt. Hon. Oborevwori provided scholarships to 25 indigene and non-indigene students in Okpe Local Government for the 2018/2019 academic session and other empowerment packs to the tune of six million naira on the 24th of June 2018.The educational support programme which was launched under the Oborevwori Foundation Scholarship Scheme was accompanied by other entrepreneurship support/empowerment endeavours to support petty traders, market women and artisans. The philanthropic gesture witnessed the donation of 24 buses/cars, 10 tricycles, 20 hair dressing saloon kits, including generators, 40 grinding machines for millers, 30 sewing machines for tailors, 20 deep freezers for market women in frozen food business and clothing hundreds of clothing for widows.
He got married to Mrs. Oborevwori Tobore and are blessed with adorable children.
Finally,Chief Sheriff Oborevwori is among Urhobos Eyeing Governor’s seat in 2023 and he possessed all the needed qualifications and pedigree to govern Delta State.
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