Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa in line with his SMART agenda, has appointed Barr. Rueben Mgbodi into his economic team, as a Special Assistant on Economic Planning.
The appointment which is at the instance of the governor was contained in a letter conveyed to the legal practitioner cum business man from the office of the governor and signed by the secretary to Delta State government, Hon. Ovie Festus Agas, dated on 11th May 2017 was with immediate effect. Prior to the commencement of Gov. Okowa’s administration in May 2015, the appointee was Special Assistant on project monitoring to Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan.
The seasoned politician and a known philanthropist, Reuben Mgbodi, an alumnus of University of Benin, holds Diploma in Management Sciences and Higher National Diploma in Commercial Management from the famous Institute of commercial management, Berkshire, United Kingdom.
Mgbodi is an award winning author and the Chairman of Supreme Ideal publishing, Benin city and De – Ideal book services company, Port Harcourt.
He is a devout Christian whose love for God earned him the Chairman, Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria in 2015 till date.
Married to Deaconess Cordelia Ngozi Mgbodi and blessed with five children, he hails from Owanta community in Ika North East LGA of Delta State.