Felix Elendu

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Felix Elendu Offor was a prominent politician from the Eastern region during the Nigerian First Republic. He was an executive member of the Ibo State Union at the national level and also in its Port Harcourt branch. In 1951, he contested and won a seat to represent his district in the Eastern Nigeria House of Assembly. A few years later, he was nominated to the federal House of Representatives. During the Nigerian first republic, he was a parliamentary secretary for the ministry of Transport.

Prior to joining politics, he was a police officer from 1931-1949. He retired the force and left for politics, he also worked as a contractor and trader.

Elendu was born in 1914 to Mr Offor Chukuaki. He went to the Catholic School in Okigwi and St Mary's Catholic School, Onitsha.

Electoral history

1959 Okigwi Central parliamentary election

  • Elendu Offor NCNC - 17,271
  • L.N. Obioha DPNC - 6,121
  • U. Ibeagi Indep - 362


References

  • Who's who in Nigeria, Daily Times, 1956. p 137