Biography Of General Jeremiah Useni? Who is Jeremiah Useni? Jeremiah Useni is the candidate for Plateau State governorship election 2019. This article contains the full Biography, profile, age, wife, state of origin of Jeremiah Useni.
Jeremiah Timbut Useni was a Lt. General in the Nigerian Army and Minister responsible for the administration of the Abuja Federal Capital Territory under the Sani Abacha military junta.
He came from Plateau State.
He served Nigeria in various capacities such as Minister for Transport and Quarter-Master General of the Nigeria Army. Useni also served as Deputy Chairman of one of the significant parties in Nigeria, the All Nigeria Peoples Party.
He was elected Senator for the Plateau South constituency of Plateau State, Nigeria in the March 2015 national elections.
Useni was running on the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) platform.
State: Plateau State
Name: Jeremiah Timbut Useni
Born: February 16, 1943
On the political scene, he was chairman of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (1977-1981), Military Governor of Bendel state (Now Edo and Delta) Jan 1984 – Aug 1985; Minister of Transport and Aviation (1985 – 1988); Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) from Dec 1993 – Aug 1998. While in the FCT, he was appointed Chairman of the National Traditional Rulers Forum and Leaders of Thought.
Gen Useni received many Military decorations including the:
• Distinguished Service Star
• Forces Service Star
• Long service Medal
• Defence Medal
• Independent Medal.