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Douye Diri is a businessman, politician, and lawmaker. He was born on June 4, 1959.
He started his basic education at Okoro Primary School Sampou, earned his First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC) in 1977 at Rev. Proctor Memorial Primary School Kaima (then State school Kaima).
He obtained his West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASCE) at Government Secondary School Odi in 1981. He also obtained his Nigerian Certificate in Education (NCE) at the College of Education in Port-Harcourt, Rivers state in 1985.
Diri earned his Bachelor of Education degree in Political Science at the University of Port-Harcourt, Rivers State in 1990.
He taught in several Government Schools in the Rural Area in the Old Rivers State. First National Organizing Secretary of the Ijaw National Congress (INC), the foremost organization of the Ijaw Nation, Executive Secretary, Centre for Youth Development in Bayelsa State (2000-2002), Commissioner for Youth and Sports (2005-2006), Council Board member university of Maiduguri (2008-2012), Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Disciplinary Council, Bayelsa State (2012), Deputy Chief of Staff, Government House, 2012 and Principal Executive Secretary (2013-2014).