Ambassador Emmanuel Njiwah

Ambassador Emmanuel Njiwah,
National Vice Chairman, NE


Ambassador Emmanuel Njiwah, OON hails from Kwarakwara inTamnya of Taraba State.

He attended Gashaka/Mambilla Native School where he obtained his First School Leaving Certificate in 1962 before proceeding to Government Secondary School, Ganye for his West Africa School Certificate in the year 1967.

For his tertiary education, Ambassador Njiwah studied at Advanced Teacher’s College where he obtained NCE in Physics and Chemistry. He also attended Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria in 1978 where he bagged B.Sc in Chemistry in 1978.

Ambassador Njiwah had a working career spanning various fields. He started work in December 1967 as a Boundary Surveyor with Gashaka/Mambilla/Kurmi Local Authority (Trained on-the-job for six months).

From 1969 to 1970 he served as a Technician with Posts and Telecommunication, Maiduguri.

He taught at the Government Secondary School, Gembu from 1973 to 1974.

His had his NYSC was from 1978 to 1979 at Play-Fair Memorial College, Oro-ago, Kwara State.

After his compulsory NYSC he worked as Secretary at Numan Local Government, Gongola State (now Adamawa State).

And from 1981 to 1983 as Secretary at Wukari Local Government, Gongola State (now Taraba State).

He served in State Executive Council of Gongola State as Honourable Commissioner for Rural Development and co-operatives. He also served as Secretary to the State Government in Taraba State from June 2012 to July 2013.

Ambassador Njiwah was an astute politician and aspired to be Governor of Taraba State in 2002 and 2007.