Senator Domingo Obende





(Dcn, F.Ica, MBA, JP)

Senator Domingo Obende was born unto the Royal Kingdom of Igarra in Akoko Edo Local Government Area of Edo State, Nigeria on the 5th December, 1954.
He is a Christian and he attended the following institutions: –
Local Authority Primary School, Igarra,;
Prestige Commercial Institute Ebute Meta, Lagos;
Government Trade Centre (Now Federal Science and Technical College) Yaba, Lagos;
University of Benin, Benin City,
University of East London (Business School, London;
St. Andrew University College – USA (Hnourary Causa Doctorate Degree);
Atlantic International University (PhD in View)
Senator (Dr.) Domingo Obende is married to Dcns. Oluremi Domingo and are
blessed with Children and Grandchildren to the Glory of God.
Senator (Dr.) Domingo Obende is popularly known as (DD “One People One
Community”) in his immediate community of Edo State. He worked in the
following organizations before coming into politics: –
Berger Paints Plc – (He and Mark Okosun both won scholarship whilst in School in
1973 and he was then referred to as a “Luxol Child”; Harlem Int’l Ltd; Simme &
Co. Ltd; Nigeria Breweries Ltd; Federal Housing Authority;
He also served as The Chairman of Edo State Urban Water Board. He eventually
became the Executive Chairman of a very successful conglomerate namely: –
Dajo Oil Ltd;
Southgrade Engineering Ltd;
Southgrade Marine Services Ltd;
Rock Affairs Industry Ltd;
Hotel Signature Ltd;
Obende Farms Ltd;
Culture Communications and Broadcasting Ltd;
Kukuruku Broadcasting Networks Ltd;
Fit Medical Equipment Ltd;
Impact Technologies Ltd,
Southgrade Facilities and Assets Management Ltd;
Pinnacle Petrochemical and Refineries Ltd;
SENDOCO Legislative Consultancy Services Ltd;
Global Air Connect and Aviation Services Ltd;
Villas and Cottages Ltd; etc
He joined the PDP when he made up his mind to start playing active role in
politics and he rose to become the Senatorial Chairman of PDP in the State
before he teamed up with some like minds in the opposition Party of AC which
later merged with other Political Parties to become APC.
Before the merger, Senator (Dr.) Domingo Obende was voted as Senator who
represented Edo North in 2011 – 2015. While in the Senate, he served as the Vice
Chairman, Senate Committee on Federal Capital Territory (FCT); Senate
Committee on Aviation ; Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs; Senate
Committee on Federal Character and Inter-Governmental Affairs; Senate
Committee on Public Accounts; Senate Committee on Millennium Development
Goals (MDGs); Senate Committee on SURE-P and Member of ECOWAS
Parliament where he also served in the Committee on Custom, Trade and Free
Movement of Persons
In Parliamentary experience, Senator (Dr.) Domingo Obende sponsored 13 bills
and prominent amongst them is the “Same Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Bill 2011”
which was equally passed by both Houses and assented to by the President and
Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces ; 22 Motions and Motions were co
sponsored within the period in question.
Many special assignments and Courses were undertaken including Conferences
and Seminars too numerous to mention here.
In APC, Senator (Dr.) Domingo Obende from 2014 to date served in the following
capacities thus:-
June, 2014
Member, APC Appeals Sub-Committee
April, 2016
Member, APC Constitution Review Committee
June, 2016
Member, Edo State APC Campaign Council:
(Chairman, Special Duties)
July, 2016
Member, APC National Campaign Council Edo State:
(Chairman, Sub-Committee on Media & Publicity)
October, 2016
Member, Edo State Government Transition Committee
December, 2016
Participant, Edo State Strategy Dialogue Roadmap for Social
and Economic Revolution
July, 2017
Member & Participant, APC Constitution Review Committee
Harmonization Retreat
September, 2017
Member, APC National Campaign Council Anambara State
Governorship Election: (Vice Chairman, Sub-Committee on
July, 2018
Member, APC National Campaign Council Ekiti State
Governorship Election: (Vice Chairman, Sub-Committee on
September, 2018
Member, APC National Campaign Council Osun State
Governorship Election: (Vice Chairman, Sub-Committee on
February, 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari National Campaign Council
Edo State Presidential Election: (Chairman, Sub – Committee on
August, 2020
Member, APC National Campaign Council Ondo State
Governorship Election:
January, 2021
Chairman, APC Niger State Membership Registration,
Revalidation and Update Panel:
Above is a brief Profile of Senator (Dr.) Domingo Alaba Obende a bonafide Afemmai

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