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LITTLE PROFILE OF DR STEPHEN ODEY…..By Wonah Fidelis Odey

 

DR.STEPHEN ODEY IS A DYNAMIC,VISIONARY AND STRATEGIC LEADER WHO HAS A DEEP UNDERSTANDING OF COMMUNITY AND NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND COHESION. HE IS CURRENTLY SUBEB CHAIRMAN AND M/D OF CRSWBL

HE IS CONSIDERED AS ONE OF THE PRAGMATIC LEADERS IN YALA LGA,CRS AND NIG IN GENERAL, WITH A PASSION FOR GOVERNANCE AND A HANDS-ON SKILL FOR DELIVERING KEY TRANSFORMATION PROJECTS THAT DRIVE SOCIAL-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

AS SUBEB CHAIRMAN & ACTING MD CRSWBL DR. ODEY IS TRANSFORMING OUR PRIMARY AND JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS AND CRSWBL INTO A VIABLE CITADEL OF LEARNING AND SOURCE OF SUSTAINABLE LIFE IN CRS.DR.ODEY ALSO INVESTED IN THE REPOSITIONING OF SOME OF THE COMMUNITIES IN YALA MAKING SOME OF THESE COMMUNITIES THE FRONTIER ECONOMIC ZONE PROJECT AS MANY COME TO BUY AGRICULTURAL PRODUCED.

APART FROM EMPOWERING FARMERS, DR.STEPHEN ODEY THROUGH THE HELP OF OUR PERFORMING GOVERNOR LED SOME SIGNIFICANT INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS, IMPROVING THE ROAD NETWORK ACROSS SOME MAJOR COMMUNITIES IN YALA.

UNDER DR.ODEY’S LEADERSHIP ,OUR EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM IN CRS IS BEEHIVE OF EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES AND A DELIGHT FOR CROSS RIVERIANS AND VISITORS FROM VARIOUS PART OF THE GLOBE

IT IS NOT SURPRISING THEREFORE THAT HE HAS BEEN ENGAGED BY OTHER NOTABLE LEADERS, AS A CONSULTANT FOR TRANSFORMATION AND ALSO AS AN ASSOCIATE OF NIGERIANS YOUTH.

HIS TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP HAS ENDEARED HIM TO MANY YOUNG CROSS RIVERIANS INCLUDING ME WHO SEE HIM AS A ROLE MODEL LEADER AND POLITICIAN.IN TERMS OF POLITICAL RECORDS DR.ODEY IS 100%EXCELLENT.

THE CHARISMATIC LEADER IS A LAW GRADUATE. AS A PRINCIPLED AND FOCUSED POLITICIAN,DR.ODEY HAS SINCE REMAINED AN ACTIVE MEMBER OF PEOPLE DEMOCRATIC PARTY ,AND THERE HAS BEEN NO RECORD OF HIM DEFECTING, HIS RELATIONSHIP WITH OTHER POLITICAL PARTIES IS THAT OF A WISE POLITICIAN JUST LIKE HIS PRINCIPAL OUR PERFORMING GOVERNOR PROFF.BEN AYADE WHO TAUGHT HIM THE PHILOSOPHY OF LIFE.

HE’S ONE OF THE MOST SOUGHT AFTER RESOURCE PERSONS AND LEADERS IN KEY CONFERENCES THAT COVER ECONOMIC, SOCIAL- POLITICAL AND NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT ACROSS THE COUNTRY.

DR.STEPHEN ODEY IS PARTICULARLY INTERESTING AS POLITICIAN AND TECHNOCRAT, AS HE CLEARLY EMBODIES MANY OF THE TRAITS REQUIRED OF NATURAL LEADERSHIP.

NOT ONLY IS HE FEARLESS WHEN CONCEIVING IDEAS AND BRING THEM TO FRUITION, BUT HE’S ALSO NEVER SATISFIED AND CONSTANTLY LOOK TO EMBARK ON NEW AND EXCITING PROJECTS THAT ARE PEOPLE ORIENTED.THIS ETHOS IS ALSO REFLECTED IN THE WAY IN WHICH SPECIFIC WORK TASKS AND PROJECTS ARE APPROACHED BY HIM, AS TRUE LEADERS NEVER STAND STILL AND ARE ALWAYS SEEKING FUTURE GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES

WE THANK OUR PERFORMING GOVERNOR FOR DISCOVERING THIS VERSATILE INTELLECT AND FOR BRINGING HIM TO LIMELIGHT. DR.ODEY HAVE TAKEN OUR COMMUNITIES FROM GRASS TO GRACE, FROM WEAKNESS TO STRENGTH, FROM NOTHING