Sam Ode is a Nigerian politician and lawyer. He was a former Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs and the current Deputy Governor of Benue State.
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Full Name: Samuel Ode
Date of birth: 7th November 1968
Age: 55 years
Father: Christopher Ikwue Ode
Mother: Helen Mzamber
Wife: Christie Ada Sam-Ode
Education: Benue Polytechnic, University of Jos
Occupation: Lawyer, politician
Dr. Sam Ode Biography, Date Of Birth, Education, Political Career
Born on the 7th of November, 1968, Hon. Samuel Ode is a Nigerian lawyer, politician, and indigenous farmer. He was born at the NKST Christian Hospital in Mkar, near Gboko, in Benue State, and is the tenth child in a family of 15.
His father, Christopher Ikwue Ode was a veteran of the Nigerian Army while his paternal grandfather, Pa Ode Acha, was also a veteran soldier of World War II.
Dr. Ode’s mother, Helen Mzamber was a nurse by profession and the first child of the late Rt. Hon. Edward Kundu Swem. Rev. Kundu was the foremost Benue-born politician and a three-term member of the Federal House of Representatives in the First and Second Republics.
Sam Ode started his elementary school at the NKST Primary School, Gboko, in 1974 and graduated in 1980. He proceeded to the Wesley High School, Otukpo where he got General Certificate of Education (GCE) in 1985.
He studied law at the Benue Polytechnic in Ugbokolo and bagged a bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre Arts and Communications from the University of Jos.
As a politician, Sam Ode has served in various capacities from being a Special Advisor to the Governor to Minister and currently a Deputy Governor.
Dr. Sam Ode is married to Mrs. Christie Ada Sam-Ode. They are blessed with eight children – Halima Sam-Ode, Samuel Adakole Sam-Ode, David Oche Sam-Ode, Gabriel Agaba Sam-Ode, Joseph Alechenu Sam-Ode, Christopher Ewache Sam-Ode, Ian Owoicho Sam-Ode, and Philip Babatunde Sam-Ode.