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Paulinus Igwe Nwagu

Politician from Nigeria

Paulinus Igwe Nwagu (born 12 June 1959) is a Nigerian politician who was a representative for Ezzra North/Ishielu constituency of Ebonyi State, Nigeria in the House of Representatives. In the April 2011 national elections he was elected Senator for Ebonyi Central running on the People's Democratic Party (PDP) platform. Nwagu was born on 12 June 1959, in Ebonyi State. He obtained a Bachelor's degree in Political Science. He was Councillor for the Ezza North Local Government Council (1990–1993) and Chairman of the Ezza North Local Government Area (1999–2002). Nwagu was elected as a member of the House of Representatives for the Ishielu constituency of Ebonyi's Ezzra North in April 2007, on the PDP platform. In the House, he was appointed to committees on Youth and Social Development, Public Procurement, Police Affairs, Petroleum Resources (Downstream), Environment and Emergency & Disaster Management. He was chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Rural Development. In the January 2011 PDP primaries for the Ebonyi Central Senatorial seat, Nwagu defeated Emmanuel Onwe in a tight race. He won the April 2011 election won with 55,016 votes on the PDP platform. Innocent Ugo  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1959-06-12
Nationality
Nigeria

Political career

Party From To
People's Democratic Party

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