Hon. Bernard Ochepa / Executive Director, Community Relations

An astute Businessman and Politician, Hon. Bernard Ochepa has served in different capacities both at national and state levels. He was elected a member of the House of Representatives in 1993, where his outstanding dedication and exemplary leadership earned him the role of Deputy Chairman of the House Standing Committee for the Federal Capital Territory. Also elected a delegate to the National Constitutional Conference in 1994, Hon. Bernard went on to be appointed a Member of the Board of Benue Arts Council by the following year.

From his extensive experience in Mining and Tourism development ( Jos, Plateau State); Hon. Bernard Ochepa has served as both Special Adviser and Senior Special Adviser respectively to the Governor of Benue State, H.E Senator ( Dr}. George Akume on Investment and Solid Minerals Development.

He was appointed the Chairman of the Caretaker Committee, Ado Local Government Area of Benue State by H.E Rt. Hon. Dr. Gabriel Suswam. Hon. Bernard Ochepa holds a Higher Diploma in Estate Management and a Masters degree in Public Administration.