People

Otaru Salihu Ohize’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

Intro Nigerian politician
Was Politician
From Nigeria
Type Politics
Gender male
Birth

5 February 1953, Kogi State, Nigeria

Death

30 October 2016, Abuja, Nigeria
(aged 63 years)

Star sign Aquarius
Politics Action Congress of Nigeria
Education
University of Lagos
Ahmadu Bello University

Otaru Salihu Ohize (5 February 1953 – 30 October 2016) was a Nigerian politician. He served as Senator for the Kogi Central constituency of Kogi State from 29 May 2007 to 6 June 2015. He was a member of the Action Congress (AC).

Ohize earned a B.Sc. in political science from the University of Lagos (1987) and a Master of International Affairs & Diplomacy from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (2003).
He served for fifteen years in the Nigerian Army and Nigerian Navy.
He was chairman of Okene Local Government Area of Kogi State for two terms.
After taking his seat in the Senate in June 2007 he was appointed to committees on Sports, Police Affairs, Interior Affairs, Information & Media, Housing, Commerce and Agriculture.
In a mid-term evaluation of senators in May 2009, ThisDay noted that he had not sponsored any bills. He died at a hospital in Abuja on 30 October 2016.