Hon. Barr. Tare Porri
, is a Member representing Ekeremor Constituency 1 in the Bayelsa State House of Assembly.
Born into a home of Chief and Mrs. Stephen Porri, a retired Teacher and Headmaster) on the 16th of August, 1981 in Aleibiri, Ekeremor LGA.
Young Tare Porri grew up in a family where one had to be exceptional to avail himself of things that were supposed to make life meaningful.
Hon Porri, in 1988 began his Primary education which he completed in 1994 at Aleibiri his hometown. Upon completion, he proceeded to the Community Secondary School, Aleibiri for his post–primary education and passed out in flying colors in 2002.
Not comfortable with a good SSCE certificate, he got enrolled into the Rivers State College of Arts and Science to firstly, undergo a remedial and then Diploma in Law program. A memorable aspect of Hon. Barr Porri’s sojourn in Port Harcourt in his quest for higher education was the time he spent as an employee with Pixy Hotels Port Harcourt, owned by Distinguished Senator Barigha Amange. Shortly after his 5 years course of study at the Faculty of Law in Uniben, Tare Porri went on to the Nigerian Law School, Kano Campus for his mandatory legal training whereupon, in 2011, he was called to the Nigerian Bar.
Hon. Porri’s first shot at leadership began when in 2002 he was appointed as the People’s Democratic Party-PDP Youth Leader for Ward 2 Ekeremor Local Government Area, Bayelsa State.
Before his appointment as Special Adviser, he headed the organized body of Senior Special Assistants from all the LGA’s in the State as its Chairman. Of course his story as Chairman IYC Central Zone, Deputy Speaker/Acting Speaker, and Legal Adviser.
Still, In leadership, the people of Ekeremor Constituency 1
in 2018 beckoned on him to throw in his hat for the Constituency’s Seat at the State House of Assembly.
The impact of Hon. Barr Tare Porri’s contributions to the collective goal of the House for the State in two(2) years are no doubt visible for all to see. His work rate as Chairman House Committee on Information, Chairman House Committee of Youth and Sports Development, and also a member of a number of Committees in the Assembly are no doubt being appreciated by fellow lawmakers and constituents alike.
Reportedly bankrolled the WASCE/JAMB examination fees of hundreds of students aspiring to acquire higher education as he did in his time, aside from other forms of support. Bursary for over 100 students in tertiary institutions and capacity building/entrepreneurial skills’ acquisition program was also made available to women and youths in his constituency. So also has he ensured that the infrastructural, particularly ongoing road networks (constituency projects) in Aleibiri and the construction of a bridge (that has been on the drawing board for over 45 years) linking Lalagbene 1and 2 communities among others, are delivered properly for the people.
Hon Porri is a member of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) and International Dispute Resolution Institute (AIDRI) among other socio-cultural bodies. His hobbies include reading, swimming, playing football, table tennis, etc
Hon. Barr. Tare Porri is happily married to adorable Mrs. Ebipade Stephanie Tare Porri, together with whom he is blessed with 3 lovely children Tamaramiebi, Ebedaowei and Tariebi Porri.