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Gabriel Najomo Sefia

Gabriel Najomo Sefia, Nigerian oil company executive, consultant. Member Economic Society Nigeria, Nigerian Institute Management.; Club: Warri.


  • Sefia, Gabriel Najomo was born on October 1, 1929 in Ovwian, Bendel, Nigeria. Son of Jaman and Yaro (Orumere) Sefia.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts with honors, University Calcutta, 1958. Master of Arts in Economics, Yale University, 1962.


    • Assistant secretary Prime Minister' General’ s Office, Lagos, Nigeria, 1958-1962. Deputy permanent secretary Ministry of Trade, Lagos, 1963-1968. Senior economist United Nations, Geneva, 1968-1972, director Africa Trade Centre, Addis Ababa, 1972-1974.

      Managing director Grenigas Ltd., Nigeria, 1977-1979, Sedeg Ltd., Warri, Bendel, Nigeria, since 1980. Director Grenigas Ltd., Nigerian Agricultural Bank. Consultant Liquified Petroleum Gas.

      Contributing author: The Marketing Board System, 1974.


    • Contributor to United Nations Conference on Trade and Development Documents, 1969-1972. Constituency chairman National Party of Nigeria, Bendel, 1983, commissioner for economic development and budgeting, 1983. Member Bendel State Development Fund, 1985, Udu Community Leadership Caucus, Bendel State, since 1982.


    Member Economic Society Nigeria, Nigerian Institute Management. Club: Warri.



    Swimming; table tennis.


    • Married Cecilia Ovuoromaroye Arubayi, January 1, 1953. Children– Ovuoroye, Mirute, Mrejiri, Akpovo, Kwaire, Brume, Ochuko, others.
    • father: Jaman Sefia
    • mother: Yaro (Orumere) Sefia
    • spouse: Cecilia Ovuoromaroye Arubayi
    • children: Ovuoroye Sefia
    • Mirute Sefia
    • Mrejiri Sefia
    • Akpovo Sefia
    • Kwaire Sefia
    • Brume Sefia
    • Ochuko Sefia
    • others Sefia
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    Born October 1, 1929