Fidelis Okoro

Fidelis C. Okoro is a Nigerian politician who was Senator for the Enugu North Senatorial District of Enugu State at the start of the Nigerian Fourth Republic, running on the Alliance for Democracy (AD) platform. He took office on 29 May 1999.[1]

Fidelis C. Okoro
Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria from Enugu North Senatorial District
In office
29 May 1999 – 29 May 2007
Succeeded byAyogu Eze
Personal details
BornIheagu,Nru Nsukka,Enugu State, Nigeria
NationalityNigerian
Political partyPeople's Democratic Party (PDP)
Other political
affiliations
Alliance for Democracy

After taking his seat in the Senate in June 1999, Okoro was appointed to committees on Senate Services, Industries (chairman), Police Affairs, Agriculture and Niger Delta.[2] He changed allegiance to the People's Democratic Party (PDP) and became an ally of Governor Chimaroke Nnamani.[3] In December 2001, he was named in an assault suit by Chief Mike Ejinima, an aspirant to become governor, along with Nnamani, Ike Ekweremadu and David Atigwe, a member of the Enugu State House of Assembly.[4] He was reelected in April 2003 on the PDP ticket.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Federal Republic Of Nigeria Legislative Election Of 20 February And 7 March 1999". Psephos. Retrieved 2010-06-23.
  2. ^ "Congressional Committees". Nigeria Congress. Archived from the original on 2009-11-18. Retrieved 2010-06-23.
  3. ^ Joseph Ushigiale (2003-05-21). "National Assembly Leadership: Who Will the Caps Fit?". ThisDay. Archived from the original on 2004-12-28. Retrieved 2010-06-23.
  4. ^ "Aspirant Sues Nnamani, Others". ThisDay. 2001-12-30. Archived from the original on 2005-12-03. Retrieved 2010-06-23.
  5. ^ "Senators". Dawodu. Retrieved 2010-06-23.