21 Dec 2015

Biography of Linus Abaa Okorie

Linus Abaa Okorie
Linus Abaa Okorie born March 9, 1966, is an indigene of Isiama
Onicha in Onicha Local Government Area of Ebonyi State Nigeria. He is a member of the Federal House of Representatives, representing the Ohaukwu/Ebonyi Federal Constituency of Ebonyi State of Nigeria, under the platform of the  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Hon. Linus Abaa Okorie attended Federal Government College Minna, Nigeria Army School of Finance and Administration (1988 – 1990), and Mayo School of Chartered Accountancy Yaba Lagos (1990-1992). He is also a holder of Higher National Diploma (HND).

Hon. Okorie’s working experience traverses wide areas of the economy. From 1993 to 1995, he worked with the audit firm of Akintola Williams &   Co. (Chartered Accountants). He joined Sona Breweries Limited, located in Ota, Ogun State as an Accountant; from there, he got employed at International Beer and Beverage Industries (IBBI) Ltd, Kaduna as Chief Accountant. In 1997, Hon. Okorie returned to private practice and worked with the professional firm of Omoke Enyi & Co. (Chartered Accountants) as a Partner from where he got elected as the pioneer representative of the people of Onicha West constituency in the Ebonyi State House of Assembly between the year 1999  and 2003. Thereafter, Linus Abaa Okorie joined Onwe Nte, Uthulor & Co. (Chartered Accountants) as a Partner. 

Until the time he joined politics, Hon. Okorie was a partner in the Professional firm of Zoran Agha Okpani & Co (Chartered Accounts), he was a Managing Associate of Globetrack Associates (Financial, Legistrative, Governance and Integrity Consultants) there, he worked as an accredited partners of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), as well as the Chairman of Leema Investments Limited and Dream Limited; both very active players in the local economy.

Prior to joining the House of Representatives, Linus was a Member of the Ebonyi State House of Assembly.


In the year 2015, Linus Abaa Okorie was elected into the Federal House of Representatives, where he represents the Ohaukwu/Ebonyi Federal Constituency of Ebonyi State of Nigeria, under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). His legislative interests include rural and urban development, health, education & agricultural development. He targets to give effective representation to his constituency.

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