Sam Ominyi Egwu is a Nigerian politician and member of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Nigeria. He was Governor of Ebonyi State from 29 May 1999 to 29 May 2007. Dr Egwu is noted as pillar of educational development in Ebonyi state and Nigeria. Been a senior lecturer at Enugu state university of technology (ESUT) Enugu and served as commissioner for education in Ebonyi state contributed to the successes recorded in education sector during his tenure as governor. In 2008, President Umaru Yar’Adua appointed him Minister of Education, position he held till April 2010 when he was replaced by Professor Ruqayyah Ahmed Rufa’i.
NAME: Sam Ominyi Egwu
DATE OF BIRTH: 20 June 1954