The Senate President, Godswill Akpabio has approved the appointment of Barrister Sylvester Okonkwo as his Chief of Staff.
A statement from the Media Unit, Office of the Senate President, also announced Dr Saviour Enyiekere as Deputy Chief of Staff.
The Chief of Staff, Chief Okonkwo attended Dennìs Memorial Grammar School Onitsha and he is also an alumni of the University of Nigeria, Enugu campus where he bagged a Bachelor Degree in Law. (LL.B. Hons. B.L) jcrr.
He hails from Ojoto in Idemili South LGA of Anambra State, South East region of Nigeria. A corporate lawyer and an astute politician spanning more than two decades, he was a senatorial aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2019.
Until his appointment, Okonkwo was the CEO of Chinto Technologies Limited, an ICT and telecommunications outfit.
The Deputy Chief of Staff, Saviour Enyiekere (PhD) hails from Ika Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.
He is an alumni of the University of Calabar and the deputy Director General of the Godswill Akpabio Senatorial Campaign Organisation.
Enyiekere was a former two term Executive Chairman of Ika LGA, former Senior Special Assistant to Akwa Ibom State Government on Boundaries and Conflict Resolutions, former Board Member, Akwa Ibom State Road Maintenance Agency, former student leader and former Senatorial Aspirant, Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District.
He is member, Nigerian Environmental society, Fellow Institute of Chartered Economists of Nigeria and Professional fellow, Emergency Crisis, Risk and Safety Management Institute of Nigeria.