Osagie Ehanire Biography, Early Life, Age, Family, Education, Career And Net Worth

Osagie Ehanire Biography
Osagie Ehanire is a Nigerian medical doctor, politician and the current serving Minister of Health, Federal Republic of Nigeria.
He was appointed Minister by President Muhammadu Buhari on November 2015, following the submission of the ministerial nominees to the Senate by the Presidency in October 2015 and subsequent screening.
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Osagie Ehanire Profile

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Full names: Osagie Emmanuel Ehanire
Date of birth: 4th November 1946
Age: 74 years (2020)
Place of birth: Delta State, Nigeria
Nationality: Nigerian
Spouse: Dr. Eleanor R. Neal-Ehanire
Education: Ludwig Maximilian University
Occupation: Medical doctor, politician
Net worth:

Osagie Ehanire Biography, Date Of Birth, Early Life, Family And Education

Osagie Emmanuel Ehanire was born on the 4th of November, 1946 in Warri Town, Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State. After completing his primary education at Delta State, he enrolled at the prestigious Government College Ibadan, Oyo State for his secondary education.

After obtaining his SSCE, Emmanuel travelled to Germany for his university education, getting admission to study Medicine at Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich. He further went on to the Teaching Hospital of the University of Duisburg and Essen and to the BG Accident Hospital in Duisburg, Germany for his post-graduate education.

He further proceeded to the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin, Ireland for his postgraduate Diploma in Anaesthetics and got his Board Certification in both General Surgery and Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery at the Medical Board of North Rhine Westphalia in Dusseldorf, Germany.

Career and Politics

On completing his studies, Dr. Osagie Ehanire started practising as in Germany. He worked as a Resident Anesthesiologist, Resident Vascular Surgeon and Resident-General Surgeon in Thoracic Surgery at various hospitals.

He also worked at  BG Accident Hospital in Duisburg, Germany, where he served as Clinical Instructor, Fracture Internal Fixation Course.

Upon his return to Nigeria in 1982, Dr. Ehanire started working at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital as Senior Registrar in the Department of Surgery (Orthopaedic Surgery). In 1985, he joined Shell Petroleum Development Company Hospital as a Divisional Consultant Surgeon, a position he held for 1990.

Dr. Osagie Ehanire's step into politics was as a  delegate of Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) to the political merger conference that gave birth to the All Progressive Congress (APC). He also served as the Edo State Coordinator for the Buhari Support Organisation (BSO) and was very active in President Buhari's victory at the 2015 presidential elections.

He was appointed as the Minister of State for Health in November 2015, following his being screened and cleared by the National Assembly. He was re-appointed as the Minister of Health in August 2019.

Personal Life

Osagie Ehanire got married to Dr. Eleanor R. Neal-Ehanire during his 16 years of residing in Germany. The marriage is blessed with children.

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