Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state has appointed a 27 year old, Ovie Success Ossai, graduate from Delta State University, Abraka as a Special Assistant.
Ossai, who was appointed by Governor Okowa as Political Aide from 2015 to 2019 at the age of 23 has been elevated by the governor to a Special Assistant on Special Duties making him one of the youngest political appointee in Nigeria.
Born on 2nd February, 1992, he hails from Ndokwa West in Delta State, Ossai is also a blogger, social media Influencer, motivational speaker, an entrepreneur and CEO of Kovoso Resources Limited, CEO of Brarima Media Company.
He attended Emuseri Primary School, Jesse town from 1994 to 2000 and thereafter proceeded to Idjerhe Grammar School and Ugo Secondary School between 2000 and 2006, where he sat and obtained his WASC at the age of 16.
At age 18, he went on to attend the College of Education, Warri where he studied Computer and Economics and graduated in 2012 with a National Certificate in Education (NCE) and proceeded to Delta State University, Abraka where he obtained his BSC ED In 2018.
While at the College of Education, Warri, Ossai was a member of the Students Union Government 2011/2012 session and Secretary to Social and Cultural Committee of the institution.
He was also a member of the National Association of Nigeria Students NANS/JCC Electoral Committee.
On July 6, 2015, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa appointed Mr Ossai as his Political Aide on Special Duties at the age of 23 making him the youngest political appointee in Delta State and Nigeria atvthat time.
What raised a few eyebrows concerning his appointment was his young age but for those close to the Delta State Government, the appointment was purely on merit and did not come as a surprise, having been an integral part of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s media campaign team.
After graduation, Ossai Ovie Success started blogging in 2013. He became an active blogger in 2015 with a custom domain:www.ossaioviesuccess.com
He presently has over one million readers on his blog as well as thousands of subscribers.
As part of his social responsibility and wanting to give back to society, Ossai Ovie Success has awarded scholarships to several students within Delta State.
Ossai Ovie Success in 2018 was listed among 100 most influential youths in Nigeria alongside Wizkid, Davido, Simi, Mikel Obi, Ahmed Musa and more others.
In recognition of his sterling qualities, Ossai Ovie Success has been honoured by the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) with a prestigious award as the Most Influential and Active Appointee in Delta State.
He has also won the Most Outstanding Political Appointee and the Youngest Appointee in Delta by Delta Heritage Award, the Nigeria Economics Students Association NESA Award in 2018