Clever Ikisikpo

Clever Ikisikpo

Clever Marcus Ikisikpo

National Senator
Assumed office
May 2011
Constituency Bayelsa East

Political party People's Democratic Party (PDP)

Clever Marcus Ikisikpo is a Nigerian politician who was elected to the Senate for the Bayelsa East Constituency, in Bayelsa State, Nigeria, in the 9 April 2011 elections. He ran on the People's Democratic Party (PDP) platform.

Ikisikpo gained a Bachelor's degree in education from the University of Port Harcourt. He was elected as a member of the Bayelsa House of Assembly, holding office from 1999 to 2003. Before his election to the Senate, Ikisikpo was twice the Federal Representative for the Ogbia Constituency, elected in 2003 and again in 2007. In the House, he was a member of committees on Appropriations, Army, Emergency & Disaster Management, Petroleum Resources(DownStream), Petroleum Resources(UpStream) and Works

In February 2010 it was reported that, as Committee Chairman on Petroleum (Downstream), Ikisikpo was engaged in a struggle with Sanusi Barkindo, Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). In October 2010 Ikisikpo said there would no longer be any fuel shortages in the country since the House, in partnership with President Goodluck Jonathan, had permanently broken the cartel that formerly controlled distribution.


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