Former Delta state governor and one-time Senator of Federal Republic of Nigeria, Felix Ibru, has died. According to family sources, the late Ibru died today March 12th after a brief illness. Until his death, he was the President General of the Urhobo Progressive Union (UPU). He was born on 7 December 1935 at Agbarha-Otor in the Ughelli North local government area of Delta State. He was elected as the first governor of Delta state in 1992 .
The first executive Governor of Delta State, Chief Felix Ovudoroye Ibru,died yesterday in Lagos. He was 80yrs.he died at 1pm yesterday.
Arctect ibru, one of the four acclaimed Ibru siblings –Michael, Felix, Goodie and Alex –ran the issues of Delta State somewhere around 1992 and 1993.
He was elected on the Platform of the Social Democratic Party (SDP).
Albeit born on December 7, 1935 in the place where he grew up of Agbarha-Otor in the Ughelli North LGA of Delta State he spent quite a bit of his life in Lagos where he went to Yaba Methodist School, and later Igbobi College.
He trained as an architect at the Nottingham School of Architecture in England and was chosen individual from the Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA) in 1969.
He was enrolled by the Architects enlistment Council of Nigeria in (ARCON) 1971, and chose Fellow of the Nigeria Institute of Architects in 1995.
He was an onetime President General of preeminent Urhobo Progressive Union (UPU).