Rt. Hon. Odefa Obasi Odefa is the Deputy Speaker, Ebonyi State House of Assembly. He represents the good people of Onicha East constituency.
He is humble, honest and hardworking. His pedigree is striking impressive. He has provided succor to the helpless majority of the people; he has given hope to the hopeless; food for the hunger and shelter for the homeless.
Born to the family of late Chief Obasi Odefa, Osuofia Oshiri, Onicha L.G.A, Ebonyi State. He attended the following schools and obtained the following qualifications:
Lagos State University, Ojo – Degree
Nigeria Institute of Journalism – Diploma
Government College, Afikpo - WASC
Shomolu Local Government Primary School – FSLC
‘Ogbuzuru’ as he is fondly called has several positions in the society, these among others includes: Ebonyi State Coordinator National Poverty Eradication Programme (NAPEP); 1st Executive Chairman Ohaozara East L.G.A (D/C); Member Ebonyi State House of Assembly 2007 till date, (Currently two term Deputy Speaker).
Chief Odefa has equally received a lot of accolades titles and awards, among which are Igwe Agbauto of Isu Okoma and Ebubedike Oshiri.
Rt. Hon. Odafa is a Christian, a devout member of the Presbyterian Church of Nigeria (PCN); a staunch member of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), a well known philanthropist, an apostle of good leadership and a friend of the downtrodden
Apart from his passion for football, he is a keen lover of Athletics.
Rt. Hon. Odefa is happily married and the marriage is blessed with lovely children