Hon. Peter Osaretin Enorgieru (Diaspora Achievement in Education and Politics Award, 2014)
Hon. Peter Osaretin Enogieru is the commissioner on the Board of Niger delta development Commission representing Edo state. He is also the Proprietor and President of Integrity Schools in Benin-City, Nigeria.
A position he has held from 1999 till date. He was the Co-Proprietor and Director of the Paragon Group of Schools in Benin City from 1993-1999. His teaching career started as a Pupil Teacher at the Okaro Primary School in Urhonigbe from 1974-1977, where he upgraded to a Chemistry Teacher at the Baptist High School also in Benin-City, from 1983-1993. He has a Bachelor of Education (B.Ed. Hons) from the Amadu Bello University, and a Master of education (M.Ed.-Curriculum Studies) from the University of Benin, all in Nigeria.
In his political career, he has been a Member of the Elder’s council in the Orhionmwon LGA from Feb. 2014-to date. He is also the:
- Director-General of Senator Ehigie Uzamere Campaign Coalition from June 2010 to Date;
- Member of the Action Congress of Nigeria Elder’s council Orhionmwon LGA from Sept. 2010 to Feb. 2014;
- Leader of Urhonigbe South (Ward 8) Orhionmwon LGA, Action Congress of Nigeria, Sept 2010 to Feb 2014;
- Local Government Chairmanship Aspirant, Orhionmwon LGA, Edo State 2007
- Director of Research and strategy, Ehigie Uzamere Campaign organization, August 2006 to April 2007
- House of Assembly Aspirant, Orhionmwon 11 Constituency, Democratic Party of Nigeria (DPN), 1997; and
- Member of the Social Democratic Party, (SDP) Urhonigbe Ward, Orhionmwon LGA, 1990-1993.
On the social platform, he was a:
- Member of the local organizing Committee (LOC), FIFA U-17 World cup Nigeria. 2009
- Member of the Edo State Board of Internal Revenue, July to November 2008
- Chairman of the Association of Private Schools owners of Nigeria, Edo State Chapter, 2006 to 2010
- Member of the Ahmadu Bello University Alumni Association, Benin-City Chapter
- Member of the Science Teachers Association of Nigeria (STAN)
- Member of the Urhonigbe Unity Klobb in Benin-City; and
- Member of the Pace Club of Nigeria also in Benin-City, Nigeria.Hon. Enorgieru’s philosophy is integrity, hard work and fear of God to build the foundation for success. In his view, Governance is about people.