By: Nwite samuel mgbabor
Hon. Barr.Elizabeth Ogbaga is a Nigerian lawyer, registered nurse and politician. She was elected into the House of Representatives of Nigeria in 2007 to represent Ebonyi/Ohaukwu federal constituency. She was elected on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
Hon. Barr. Elizabeth Ogechi ogbaga was a member of the following committees:
✅Anti-Corruption, National ✅Ethics and Value
✅Petroleum Resources (Upstream)
✅Solid mineral development
House of Representatives
In December, 2009, Hon Elizabeth Ogbaga expressed her dissatisfaction over what she called low level of implementation of projects contained in 2009 budget. She sponsored numerous bills and motions and often decried the low participation of women in politics stating that it affected democracy
Hon. Elizabeth Ogbaga attracted various projects such as- Oxygen Plants and Mammogram machines to Federal Medical Centre, Abakaliki, free antenatal care services to pregnant mothers from Ebonyi/Ohaukwu Federal Constituency, construction of several 3-classroom blocks, hand-pump boreholes at Onuenyim Ishieke, Ndiofia Nkaleke, Igweledoha, Ogbala Parish, Effenyim , Oterufie Nkaleke, Ndiechi-Ndiugo Isophumini, Mbeke Isophumini, St. Michael Parish Mbeke Ishieke, Nwonuewo-Effium Ohaukwu, Ogen Ohaukwu and Umugadu Community Secondary School. She also constructed National Health Care Centres at Izenyi Agbaja in Izzi LGA and Ohagelode ishieke centre and trained more than 50 youths on ICT as well as providing them with computers and accessories
Hon. Elizabeth Ogbaga further constructed a bridge across Ebonyi river at Odomoke and Ogene-Abarigwe-Ogwudu-Ano-Unum road in Ohaukwu LGA. She built a computer centre at community secondary school Isophumini Ishieke, provided classroom furniture at Umugadu community primary school and supplied school desks, tables and chairs at Ogbaga Primary School, OhagelodePrimarySchool, Girls Secondary School Ndulo Ngbo and Mbeke Isophumini Primary School. In addition, she built Rev. Fr’s quarters at St. Michael Parish Mbeke and provided VIP Latrines at Ohagelode ishieke Ogbaga and Umugadu primary schools. She believes in youth empowerment and so sponsored various quiz and football league competitions culminating in the donation of trophies, award of cash prizes and distribution of Generator sets, Clippers and their accessories to trained youths.
Ebonyi State Government
On June 23, 2015, she was appointed a commissioner by the Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi. She was confirmed by the State house of assembly and sworn in to head the Ministry of Commerce and Industry on July 1, 2015.
Later she was moved to commissioner for internal security and boarder peace during ezza/ ezilo crises which she lasted for few month, then move to culture and tourism Ebonyi state.
Hon. Mrs ogbaga was on 7/8/2019 re-appoint and sworn in as the commissioner for culture and Tourism till date by HIS EXELLENCENCY ENGR DAVE UMAHI .[ AKUBARAOHA] for the second time after confirmation by Ebonyi state house of assembly.
Happy anniversary celebration, Great achiever of our time .
I pray God will continue to Give you the wisdom and the opportunity to serve the public.
BRAVO Best performing commissioner.
Congratulations on your anniversary celebration.