|Intro||Dental surgeon and politician|
|Birth||17 March 1972|
Chris Ekiyor is a trained Dental Surgeon, and the President Emeritus of the Ijaw Youth Council. He is the founder of RAHI Medical Outreach, an NGO that meets the health needs of the rural Africa with a focus on the Niger Delta region.
He is a dedicated philanthropist and has generously supported education through sponsorship of indigent students. He is married to Mrs. Gloria Ekiyor with five beautiful kids.
Dr. Chris Ekiyor was born on the 17th of March, 1972 to Chief and Mrs. Thompson F. Ekiyor, a retired Policeman. He attended GSS Rijau Secondary school in Niger state, Nigeria.from 1984 – 1989.
Dr. Chris Ekiyor went to the University of Benin where he studied Dental surgery in (2004), He also obtained his master’s degree in Public Health (MPH) from Federal University of Technology, (FUTO) Owerri (2015) and an MBA in the Delta State University, Abraka (2016)
Dr. Chris Ekiyor is a dental Surgeon, President Emeritus Ijaw youth council. He is the founder of RAHI Medical Outreach, Senator at Junior Chambers international (JCI) and the Convener of the Integration Summit Group, Nigeria (ISG-N).
He was the Transition Committee Chairman, Patani Local Government Area of Delta State and the past Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Delta State.
In 2008, Dr. Chris was awarded a Nonviolence Stage 3 trainer, from the center for Nonviolence, University of Rhodes Island, USA. He is also a recipient of the Nigerian Ambassador for Peace Award, BERN Switzerland. Youth Federation for World Peace Award (Geneva); Nonviolence Compliance Award from King-Lituli Transformation Centre, South Africa and Social Recognition Award from the University of East London Alumni Association (2016)
Boards and committees
Dr. Ekiyor is a Member, Governing Board of Delta State University Teaching Hospital, Oghara and also doubles as a Secretary, Delta State Government Advocacy Committee against Oil Facility Valdalism, a committee working tirelessly for the return of normalcy in the troubled Niger Delta Region.