Who is SIM? Amaopu-senibo Siminialayi Fubara is the aspirant for the PDP ticket in the 2023 gubernatorial race in Rivers State.
Amaopu-senibo, Siminayi, Fubara (SIM), was the former accountant general of Rivers State, Nigeria. He served his tenure, from the 23rd of December 2020, to May 2022. Fubara is the flag bearer of the People’s Democratic Party for the 2023 governorship election in Rivers State.
Who is SIM? Fubara’s Biography
He was born in Opobo Town in Opobo/Nkoro Local Government Area of Rivers State. He studied Accountancy at the Rivers State University of Science and Technology. He got his MBA and MSc in 2013 and 2016 respectively from the University of Port Harcourt.
Fubara is a knight of St. Christopher (KSC) Order of Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion. He holds the traditional chieftaincy title of Amaopu-Senibo of Opobo Kingdom. He is married and has three children.
Who is SIM? Age
Fubara was born in 1979. At the moment, he is 43 years old.
Who is SIM? Career/Achievements
Sim started his career in 2003 as a principal accountant with the Rivers State Senior Secondary Schools Board. He rose to the position of director of finance and accounts at the State’s government house in 2015 and rose to the position of permanent secretary in March 2020. He was appointed the accountant general of Rivers State on December 23, 2020, up till May 2022, when he won the People’s Democratic Party governorship primaries for the 2023 general elections. He is a Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Management, Fellow of Association of National Accountants of Nigeria.
In response to his campaign, Fubara bagged a chieftaincy title from the Ogoni people. They crowned him the “Mene Lee Gbo 1 of Ogoni land”.
Although he hasn’t been in politics for long, widows, children and even youths are attesting to his good deeds. And they are hopeful he will move Rivers State forward.