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Biography Of Edmund Maduabebe Daukoru, Mingi XII


Biography Intro: Edmund Maduabebe Daukoru (born 13 October 1943) is a former Nigerian Minister of State for Energy and was Secretary General of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in 2006. He became the Amayanabo, or traditional ruler, of Nembe Kingdom in 2008. Also Chairman of South South Monarchs forum in the PGEJ regime

NAME: Edmund Maduabebe Daukoru, Mingi XII

DATE OF BIRTH: 13 October 1943

PLACE OF BIRTH: Bayelsa State.


EDUCATION:  He obtained a Ph.D in Geology from Imperial College, London.

CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: He was employed by Shell International Petroleum Company from 1970, where he rose from Chief Geologist to General Manager of Exploration in Nigeria. In 1992, he became Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation. In 2003, Daukoru became Presidential Advisor on Petroleum and Energy, and in July 2005 was appointed Minister of State for Energy in the cabinet of President Olusegun Obasanjo. He was appointed Secretary General of OPEC on 1 January 2006 for a one-year term. Daukoru was appointed the Amayanabo, or traditional ruler of Nembe Kingdom in Bayelsa state, taking the name Mingi XIII

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