|Profession Medical doctor|
Name Ngeri Benebo
|Role Medical doctor|
|Born 11 May 1955 (age 60)Okrika, Rivers State, Nigeria (1955-05-11)|
Ngeri Setima Benebo, MFR (born 11 May 1955) is a Nigerian medical doctor and public health specialist. She was, until 2015, Director General and Chief Executive Officer of the National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA). Her appointment was approved by the Government of Nigeria in December 2006.
- Early life and education
- National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency
- Achievements in office
Early life and education
Born in Okrika, a port town of Rivers State, Nigeria, Benebo received her West African Senior School Certificate in 1971 after attending Methodist Girls High School Yaba. She proceeded to Federal School of Arts and Science for her "A" Levels obtaining the General Certificate of Education (GCE) in 1974. Between 1979 and 1986, she earned a Medical Doctor (MD) degree from University of Liberia's A. M. Dogliotti College of Medicine and a master's degree in public health from University of Lagos's College of Medicine. In 1991, she was awarded a certificate in Training and Organization Skills for senior managers at the University of London.
Benebo is an alumnus of the National Postgraduate Medicine College of Public Health. She holds a certificate in Management from the Administrative Staff College of Nigeria (ASCON) Badagry. She also holds a diploma in Statistics and Epidemiology from the University of Brussels.
National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency
In 2006, she was appointed Director General and Chief Executive Officer of the National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA). Prior to that, she served as Director of Pollution Control and Environmental Health at the Federal Ministry of Environment.
Achievements in office
Benebo has won the following awards: