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Sarah Reng Ochekpe is a popular Nigerian Politician from Plateau State.
Sarah Reng Ochekpe was the Minister of Water Resources from 2011 to 2015.
Sarah Reng Ochekpe was born on October 4, 1961, to the family of Ali Reng Madugben in Foron, a district of Barikin Ladi Local government area of Plateau State.
Sarah Reng Ochekpe occupied several directorial roles in the National Orientation Agency (Nigeria), before her ministerial appointment.
During her time in government, she is noted to have increased the level of accessible water for Nigerians to 70%, and created and rehabilitated artificial waterways that reduced flooding and alleviated unemployment.
In 2017, Sarah Reng Ochekpe and two other persons were accused of money laundering and conspiracy worth ₦450 million.
In 2022, Sarah Reng Ochekpe who served as Minister under former President Goodluck Jonathan, was sentenced alongside a former chairman of the People Democratic Party in Plateau state, Raymond Dabo and the Plateau State Coordinator of Jonathan Campaign Organization, Leo-Sunday Jitong.
Sarah Reng Ochekpe had her first degree in political science from Ahmadu Bello University, then a master’s degree in public administration from University of Jos.
Sarah Reng Ochekpe also has post graduate qualifications from Aberdeen College of Commerce and Nigerian Institute of Journalism.
Sarah Reng Ochekpe is married to Professor Nelson Ochekpe from Otukpo Local Government in Benue State.
Nelson Ochekpe is a professor of pharmaceutical chemistry and deputy vice chancellor at the University of Jos.
Sarah Reng Ochekpe is a popular Nigerian Politician. She has an estimated net worth of $2 million.