Born Festus Samuel Edah to an Itsekiri Chief, Prince Okotie-Eboh in the old Warri division along the Benin River of Niger Delta in 1919.
Eboh was regarded as the most flamboyantly dressed Nigerian political figure owing to his elaborate, traditional African fashion statement during occasions. Most popular amongst his dressing is his stylish choice of colorful wrappers which drags along behind him yards long and held or tied round a boy’s neck.
Eboh was reportedly given the nicknames “Omimi-Ejor” or “Ejoh Bilele” which means “the man with long feature and flowing wrappers” due to his interestingly long wrappers that often competed with bridal train gown.
Okotie Eboh was not only known for his flamboyant dressing but for his achievements as Nigeria s minister for Finance during the administration of Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa- The first Prime Minister of Nigeria.
From 1951 till his untimely death in 1966, Okotie-Eboh was a parliamentarian and a fore bearer of Ni