The Delta State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has announced Sir Monday John Onyeme as the deputy governorship candidate and running mate to Chief Sheriff Oborevwori for the state Guber election next year.
In a statement made available to newsmen, the party state publicity secretary Dr. Ifeanyi Osuoza said Onyeme was born on March 30th, 1965, at Ibabu Community of Onicha-Ukwuani in Ndokwa West Local Government Area of the State.
He holds a Bachelor’s Degree (Second Class Upper) in Accountancy from University of Calabar, Cross River State, Master’s Degree (M.A.) in Business Management from the Northumbria University in Newcastle, United Kingdom and currently a Ph.D. candidate in Accountancy.
Onyeme, a Chartered Accountant and Fellow of different professional bodies such as, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN), the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM), the Institute of Certified Forensic Investigation Professional Faculty (FCFIP), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), etc
The statement added that before his present appointment as running mate, is the Executive Chairman of the Delta State Board of Internal Revenue (DBIR), and was the Bursar of the National Open University of Nigeria, a position he held for over nine years.
Oborevwori who is Speaker of the state house of assembly won the governorship Primary election on May 25, 2022.