Osagie Ehanire Bio, Age, Family, Minister of State for Health

Filed in Politician by on September 1, 2019

Osagie Ehanire Bio: Osagie Emmanuel Ehanire, a Nigerian medical doctor.  He ia also a politician. He was appointed as the Minister of State for Health in the President Muhammadu Buhari administration in November 2015.

Osagie Ehanire Bio

Osagie Ehanire Bio, Age, Family, Minister of State for Health

Born: 4 November 1946 (age 72 years), Oredo
Education: Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Nationality Nigerian
Alma mater Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Occupation Medical doctor, Surgeon


Osagie Ehanire was born on November 4, 1946 in Oredo Local Government Area of Edo State.

Personal life

He is married with children.


After his primary education, he attended Government College Ibadan in Oyo state for his West African School Certificate and he excelled at his Higher School Certificate examination there. He later studied Medicine at Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich in Germany qualifying as a physician. He went on to the Teaching Hospital of the University of Duisburg and Essen and to the BG Accident Hospital in Duisburg, Germany for his post graduate education. In 1976,

he attended the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland where he obtained postgraduate Diploma in Anaesthetics. He got his Board Certification in both General Surgery and Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery at the Medical Board of North Rhine Westphalia in Duesseldorf, Germany. In 1984, he became a Fellow of West African College of Surgeons.


Dr Osagie Ehanire worked to a great extent in Germany as Resident Anesthesiologist, Resident Vascular Surgeon and Resident General Surgeon in Thoracic Surgery at various hospitals. He also served as Clinical Instructor, Fracture Internal Fixation Course at BG Accident Hospital in Duisburg, Germany.

On his return to Nigeria in 1982, he worked at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital as Senior Registrar in the Department of Surgery (Orthopedic Surgery), a position he held until 1984. Between 1985 and 1990, he joined the Shell Petroleum Development Company Hospital as a Divisional Consultant Surgeon. He also served at various times on the medical review board of Edo State Hospital Management Board and remains as a Trustee of TY Danjuma Foundation

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