Princess Stella Oduah-Ogiemwonyi is a Nigerian politician, born on January 5, 1962 to Igwe D.O. Oduah of Akili-Ozizor, L.G.A. in Anambra State. She’s best known as the former Nigerian Minister of Aviation, a position she occupied from July 2, 2011 but was relieved of her duties on 12 February 2014.
St. Paul’s College, Lawrence Ville, United States – Bachelors Degree in Accounting
Masters Degree in Business Administration
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She came back to Nigeria in 1983 and joined the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation. As minister of aviation, she ensured that airline passengers are not excessively taxed or exploited by agencies, airlines or those who are into bilateral agreements with the Aviation ministry, air travel
costs remain reasonable and also simultaneously reconstructed and remodeled 11 airports. She contributed a lot in the success of former president Goodluck Jonathan‘s victory in the 2011 presidential election. On 23 February 2017, Punch Newspaper reported her four companies accounts frozen over alleged indebtedness of $16,412,819.06 and N100,493,225.59 by the Federal high court in Lagos. The four companies are Sea Petroleum and Gas Company Limited, Sea Shipping Agency Limited, Rotary Engineering Services Limited, and Tour Afrique Company Limited with 21 bank accounts. Stella was married to the former Minister for Works, Engr. Chris Ogiemwonyi and has children.