The current political electioneering consultation and other related activities have brought much relief to the good people of Rivers East Senatorial District as Chief Allwell Onyesoh had stepped out to pick the much-awaited nomination and Expression of Interest Forms for Rivers East Senatorial District under the platform of Peoples Democratic Party-PDP Rivers State chapter. The Etche born political Leader emerged as a Consensus candidate for his party a situation which has placed him as a unifier of the good people of Rivers East Senatorial District comprising Etche, Ogu/Bolo, Okrika, Ikwerre, Obio/ Akpor, Emohua and Port Harcourt City Local Government Areas.
Chief Allwell Onyesoh has had a successful political career since he graduated from the University of Jos, Plateau State Nigeria in the 1980s and took up an appointment as Lecturer before he went into politics full time. His mother during the 2nd Republic in the Old Rivers State was a Women Leader of one of the major national political parties of Nigeria. It was from his mother that he picked up most of his political experiences that he’s now exhibiting positively for the development of Rivers State.
During the still-born 3rd Republic precisely in1998 he contested and won a seat in the Federal House of Representatives under one of the five political parties formed under the watch of the then Military Head of Government Late General Sani Abacha.
From 1999 to 2007…he was appointed Commissioner of Education and later Commissioner for Sports during the administration of Sir, Dr Peter Odili. During the administration of Rt. Honourable Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi as executive Governor appointed him as Chairman of the Secondary Schools Management Board and employed over Thirteen thousand Teachers in Rivers State.
Chief Allwell Onyesoh is the leader of Peoples Democratic Party-PDP in Etche Local Government Area where he holds sway in Political matters. In 2017 he won City People Magazine Grassroot Politician of the year popularly addressed as Octopus due to his indebt knowledge of the political terrain in Rivers State.
This amiable politician has a special interest in developing young people irrespective of where they domicile. In 2022 he awarded 18- scholarships to undergraduates of Rivers State in tertiary institutions across Nigeria. During his days as a secondary school student, he was awarded a scholarship due to his academic brilliance.
Today Chief Allwell Onyesoh is more liked by the majority of the popularity among people of Rivers East Senatorial District having contacts with various ward leaders in the Rivers East Senatorial District has made him one of the most loved politicians in Rivers State.