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consultant , Emergency medicine physician

Peter Burdett-Smith, British emergency physician. Research grantee Northwest Region Research and Development, Manchester, 1998-1999. Member council Liverpool Medical Institute, 1998-2000. Fellow Royal College Surgeons, Faculty Accident and Emergency Medicine; member British Association for Accident and Emergency Medicine (treasurer since 1999), Advanced Trauma Life Support (Northwest regional representative since 1998).

Background

Burdett-Smith, Peter was born on June 6, 1959 in Altrincham, Cheshire, England. Son of Cyril Barry and Gillian Mary (Winterburn) B-S.

Education

Bachelor Medicine, Charing Cross Hospital, London, 1983. Bachelor Surgery, Charing Cross Hospital, London, 1983. Diploma, royal College Anaesthetists, London, 1990.

Career

He is of Ijaw descent. Later he obtained a master's degree in International Relations from Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma in 2005. Orubebe became a Supervisory Councilor, and later Chairman of Burutu LGA. In July 2007, President Umaru Yar'Adua appointed him Minister of Special Duties.

Later he became Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs when that ministry was created in December 2008. In January 2010 he said that the proposed 10% equity share policy on infrastructural development in the Niger Delta region would make vandalism and crisis a thing of the past. On 31 March 2015, Orubebe, acting as a polling agent for the PDP, made attempts at disrupting the proceedings of the 2015 presidential election collation.

He however subsequently apologized to Nigerians over his conduct by tendering an unreserved apology urging them not to follow in his footsteps and explaining that he regretted his action.

Politics

Orubebe alleged that INEC Chairman, Attahiru Jega, had taken side with the main opposition political party, APC.

Membership

Member council Liverpool Medical Institute, 1998-2000. Fellow Royal College Surgeons, Faculty Accident and Emergency Medicine. Member British Association for Accident and Emergency Medicine (treasurer since 1999), Advanced Trauma Life Support (Northwest regional representative since 1998).

Connections

Married Katherine Jane Lee, June 23, 1984. Children: Anna, Sarah, Rachel, Alexander.

father:
Cyril Barry B-S

mother:
Gillian Mary (Winterburn) B-S

spouse:
Katherine Jane lee

child:
Rachel Burdett-Smith

child:
Alexander Burdett-Smith

child:
Anna Burdett-Smith

child:
Sarah Burdett-Smith