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MARITIME LIVING LEGEND OF THE WEEK: Admiral Festus Porbeni (Rtd) mni, cfr

MARITIME LIVING LEGEND OF THE WEEK: Admiral Festus Porbeni (Rtd) mni, cfr

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Perhaps, it’s about time we fit in the word AWESOME as his middle name. Rear Admiral Festus Porbeni is by all historical account one of the foremost  retired Nigerian Military General, who has not shown any trace of tiredness and is still solidly active in nation building part of which is the mentoring of youths and creating opportunities for their dreams and career. A professional navigator and diver, boardroom player, ambassador and human capital builder, Rear Admiral Porbeni was born May 28, 1946 at Abari, Delta State. After his primary and secondary education which ended at two most prestigious colleges of that time, Hussy College Warri and Government College Ughelli, between 196-64 and 1965-66, respectively, the young Porbeni enlisted in the Nigerian Military in 1967. He tra...