Fidelis Okoro

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Fidelis C. Okoro
Senator for Enugu North
In office
29 May 1999 – 29 May 2007
Succeeded by Ayogu Eze
Personal details
Born Enugu State, Nigeria

Fidelis C. Okoro was elected Senator for the Enugu North constituency of Enugu State, Nigeria at the start of the Nigerian Fourth Republic, running on the Alliance for Democracy (AD) platform. He took office on 29 May 1999.[1]

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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA LEGISLATIVE ELECTION OF 20 FEBRUARY AND 7 MARCH 1999". Psephos. Retrieved 2010-06-23. 
  2. ^ "Congressional Committees". Nigeria Congress. Retrieved 2010-06-23. 
  3. ^ Joseph Ushigiale (2003-05-21). "National Assembly Leadership: Who Will the Caps Fit?". ThisDay. Retrieved 2010-06-23. 
  4. ^ "Aspirant Sues Nnamani, Others". ThisDay. 2001-12-30. Retrieved 2010-06-23. 
  5. ^ "Senators". Dawodu. Retrieved 2010-06-23.