Profile: Meet Edward Onoja, the New Chief of Staff to Kogi Governor

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Name: Hon. Edward David Onoja

Age: 41

Hometown: Emonyoku, Ogugu

Local Government Area: Olamaboro

Political Party: All Progressives Congress (APC)

Political Experience: House of Assembly aspirant on the defunct All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) platform in 2011; Chief Strategist, Alhaji Yahaya Bello Campaign Organization; and State Director, Kogi Youth Arise Group, a conglomeration of politically prudent youths and strategists who worked assiduously for the success of Buhari during the 2015 presidential election. He is currently the Chief of Staff to Governor Yahaya Adoza Bello.

Political Capacity: Very potent, efficacious, and profoundly capable.

Political Value: Greatly influential and highly distinguished.

Mr. Edward Onoja is a distinctive Geologist, provident treasury manager, banker per excellence, and a savvy oil and gas magnate. He is a superior icon of sentient leadership, an orator and a label of inimitable captaincy of politics in Igala land particularly Olamaboro Local Government Area where he hails from. He is the General Manager of International Network and Global Travel.

As far as politics is concerned, this character could be likened to a trojan politician. He is well known to have championed the political cause of his longtime friend and political associate, Alhaji Yahaya Bello a.k.a FairPlus who is now the governor of Kogi State.

Mr. Onoja is a youth mobilizer, a resolute young man who always stands firm for what he knows, likes, and believe in without staggering or flickering. He is a principal stakeholder among the drivers of the political “CHANGE” that has come to stay in Kogi State.

Mr. Edward Onoja is a staunch 12-year follower and advocate of a GMB presidency. Moreover, he is an advocate of generational power shift; and a man of God ala prophet in his own standing. He is fearless, bold but with a soft heart for the less privileged women, children and aged.

Given his intellectual proficiency, competence and capacity coupled with the way he mobilizes, educate, and empower the youths of Igala extraction and beyond the borders of Kogi east, Hon. Edward is on his way to becoming one of the most powerful and politically trendy youths in Igalaland.