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Emmanuel Dangana Ocheja

Politician

Emmanuel Dangana Ocheja (born April 3, 1956) is a Nigerian Senator representing Kogi East senatorial district in the National Assembly, and a member of the People's Democratic Party (Nigeria). He is the Principal Partner of Dangana, Musa & Co, a law firm based in Kano and Lagos states in Nigeria. Ocheja was born in Idah, Kogi State. He is a graduate of law from the Ahmadu Bello University, Nigeria. Ocheja was born into the family of Mallam Yusuf Okpanachi Ocheja (father) and Princess Ajuma Ocheja (née Obaje) (mother). He is a member of the royal establishment of the Igala Kingdom as a direct descendant of HRM Aiyegba oma Idoko (father of Inikpi). His Mother is a sister to the sitting Atta (King) of the Igala Kingdom HRM Dr. Aliyu Obaje GCFR. He enrolled in St. Boniface Primary school in Idah where he obtained his first school leaving certificate. He then proceeded to Our Lady of Schools, Anyigba, Kogi State for his secondary education. He served as Head Boy there between 1973 and 1975. He enrolled in Ahmadu Bello University and earned a diploma in Law with distinction in 1978. He earned his LL.B degree from the same university in June 1981. Ocheja was called to the Nigerian Bar in  ( Wikipedia article )

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Date of birth
1956-04-03
Place of birth
Kogi State

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