Chinyere Igwe Biography, Net Worth, Wife, Children, Arrest, Family

Chinyere Igwe is a Nigerian politician at the House of Representatives level. Chinyere Igwe currently serves as the Federal Representative representing Port Harcourt II constituency in the 9th National Assembly.

Full name Chinyere Emmanuel Igwe
Nationality Nigerian
Date of birth 18 September 1965
Age 58 years old
State of Origin River State
Career Politician
Net Worth $

Chinyere Igwe Biography

Chinyere Emmanuel Igwe is a Nigerian politician currently serving as the Commissioner of Urban Development in Rivers State.

He was born on 18 September 1965. Chinyere is 58 years as of 2023.

The Rivers State commissioner was formerly a member of the house of Representatives.

Chinyere Igwe Career

Chinyere started his political career in Rivers State as a Councilor of the Port Harcourt City Legislative Assembly in 1991

Later he became a member of the Rivers State Government Projects Monitoring Committee from 2000 to 2002.

In 2002, Chinyere was appointed as the Chairman Port Harcourt City Local Government Caretaker Committee—a position he held till 2004.

He was appointed as a member of the Governing Council of the Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency (SMEDAN) in 2004

Chinyere was then elected into the Federal House of Representatives to represent Port Harcourt II Federal Constituency from 2007 until 2011

After his tenure as a lawmaker, he was appointed as the Commissioner For Urban Development & Physical Planning in 2015.

Chinyere Igwe Wife and Children

Chinyere Igwe is married with kids. Information about his family is not available for publi.

Chinyere Igwe Net Worth

Chinyere Igwe net worth is under review.

Chinyere Igwe Controversy

The Rivers State Police Command reportedly arrested Chinyere on the 24th of February 2023 in Rivers state.

The former lawmaker was caught with foreign currency summing to 498,100 USD inside a bag in his car and a list of how the money would be distributed.

It was alleged that the money was given to Chinyere by Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party. The money was believed to be meant for vote buying in the forthcoming election in Nigeria.

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