Senator Margery Chuba-Okadigbo
Nigerian National Petroleum Company
Senator Margery Chuba-Okadigbo brings more than 40 years of experience implementing strategic policies and leading complex, high-growth organizations and projects through rapid expansion across Nigeria.
She is currently the Chairman, Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC Limited) and principal Partner of Margery C. Okadigbo & Associates. Upon completion of her law degree at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka in 1981, she was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1982. Senator Okadigbo attended the prestigious George Washington University, USA where she obtained her Master’s Degree in Law (MCL) specializing in Comparative International Law and Negotiations. She is a Notary Public of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Senator Okadigbo is a Seasoned Lawyer, an Entrepreneur, and a Legislator who represented Anambra North Senatorial District as a Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria from 2011 -2015. She was the Vice-Chairman Health Committee and member of numerous committees such as SURE-P, Environment, Judiciary, FCT, Aviation and Constitutional Review.
As the Vice-Chairman Health Committee, she played a key role in restructuring the healthcare industry by co-sponsoring the National Health Bill 2004 and lobbied for bipartisan effort to improve the healthcare system in Nigeria. She was also a member of the Senate committee on subsidy reinvestment and empowerment program (SURE-P) focused on strategically reinvesting oil subsidy savings on critical infrastructure programs and social safety net
Further to her career development, she attained professional certificates in high performance leadership, decision making, and strategic programs at renowned institutions such as Harvard University, Georgetown University, and the University of Chicago’s Booth.