Rt. Hon Dr. Justin Esezoboh was born into a noble family with a rich cultural background, no wonder the name Esezebor implies liberty to survive any obstacle. Dr. Okonoboh is destined to be first among equals; he was the first son of his parents, born on the first day of May, 1957 and was the first boy among his age grade to be enrolled in primary school in his community. More so, he was the first to get married in a group of bachelor friends.
It is pertinent to say too, that he was the first medial officer to establish a private practice among his graduating colleagues. We can see that Rt. Hon. Okonoboh Justin Esezobor was the first Local Government Chairman of Igueben Local Government In Edo State as well as the secretary of committee on local government chairman from 1997-1998. Inspired by a great tenacity for education, he was enlisted for primary one in St Peters Catholic School, Ewossa Igueben in the defunct Okpebho local government. At a time that majority of his classmate dropped out of school, through hard work and pragmatic approach he sat for and passed entrance examination into Immaculate Conception College, Benin, in the defunct, Bendel state now Edo State. Not satisfied with what the ordinary certificate result can offer, he propelled himself for a higher academic ground having satisfied the admission requirements into the University of Benin, an institution for only the best.
Hon Okonobh has passion for professionalism and excellence, hence he went to acquire more skills in his medical practice with a master degree in public health from university of Lagos, making him to be a qualified consultant in occupational medicine and went into full time private medical practice as chairman and medical director of viva hospital, Ikeja, Lagos state, a renowned private hospital known for its effective service delivery, offering free consultancy service to certain group of persons not able to afford health care viva hospital is now defunct due to Dr. Okonoboh’s full time involvement in other community leadership and development involvements
As at yesterday he was the deputy speaker of his house.On the social side,. Hon. Dr. Okonoboh is intellectually sociable and inestimably charitable because of his humane relationship with people comes in contact with. He does not segregate with who he relates with, which is an attribute of a good leader. He desires to give freely to people what God has given to him, the need for Odalo community development association.
It is in recognition of these qualities that several local international clubs and organization invited him join them, amongst which are, rotary club of Lagos Metropolitan, Community development association, Defunct grace group, dominion partners, global apostolic impact network, prayer vanguard, prohealth international etc.
When a man is destined for success, where ever you send him to, he is like a waterfall needed by people around him, his has exposed him to the needy people, as well as the wealthy ones around, due to what they have seen in him which only God can explain, no wonder humanity is watchword, which he has always propagated..
He has used his academic wisdom to address challenges issue in the electronic and print media with a view to proffering solution that bothers on health, politics, economy, environment and academic issues. He is friendly.
Hon Dr. okonoboh is distinguished husband and father as he is happily married and bless with children.
- Distinguished ladies and gentlemen, permit me therefore to present you this great man of honour, of medical officer with great sagacity immensely gifted in public health, a politician with distributive charity unequalled, a community leader with large heart, an intellectual wizard, an unblemished chairman, an administrator, secretary par-excellence, a friend of the press, an amiable legislator, a policy maker, a disguised father with robustful love par excellence, an excellence, an innovator, a sociable husband and a bridge builder.
- Rt Hon. Justin Okonoboh was elected by his distinguished colleagues as Deputy Speaker of Edo state House of assemble on 3rd of May, 2016, also due to leadership of the house on 25th July. 2016. He was made the speaker, also due to the changes in the Leadership of the House on the 14th August, 2017, He was Change as the Speaker. He was a one time Chairman of house committee on environment and sanitation, Chairman House committee on selection,presently Chairman Women Affairs