Princess Stella Oduah-Ogiemwonyi (born
January 5, 1962) is the Nigerian Minister of
Aviation. She was confirmed to the post and sworn in on July 2, 2011. and was deployed to the Ministry of Aviation on July 4, 2011.
She was also active in the political campaign of
Goodluck Jonathan, the current President of
Nigeria; where she served as his campaign’s
Director of Administration and Finance.
Princess Stella Oduah-Ogiemwonyi was born to
Igwe D.O. Oduah of Akili-Ozizor, Ogbaru L.G.A. in
Anambra State on January 5, 1962. Oduah-
Ogiemwonyi received her Bachelors and Masters
Degree (in Accounting and Business Administration respectively) in the United States. Upon her return to Nigeria in 1983, she joined the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation.
In 1992, she left the NNPC to establish the Sea
Petroleum & Gas Company Limited (SPG), an
independent marketer of petroleum products in
Nigeria.She is married to the former Minister for Works, Engr. Chris Ogiemwonyi and has children.