Stella Oduah is a Nigerian politician at the Senate level. She currently serves as the Senator representing Anambra North district in the 9th National Assembly.
Prior to her appointment, Oduah was deployed to the Ministry of Aviation on 4 July 2011. However, was relieved of her duties on 12 February 2014 following a scandal over ₦255 million armoured cars which she made the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), an agency under her supervision as Minister of Aviation, buy for her at inflated prices.
Furthermore, she has been involved in numerous controversies ranging from indictment by the EFCC over fraudulent cash transactions of about N5billion over five months in 2014 to allegations that she purportedly lied about how she obtained an MBA degree from St Paul’s College.
Stella Oduah is a Bachelors and Masters degree holder in Accounting and Business Administration respectively.
Why Did She Join APC?
Oduah recently defected from the Peoples Democratic Party and joined the ruling All Progressives Congress. She was recieved at a brief ceremony in Abuja by the leadership of the party.
The high profile member OF PDP political party stated she joined the APC to be part of the process of the changing political narrative in the South East.