Amaka_Araraume_Yomi_Benson_Introduction_Wedding_BellaNaija_9Senator Ifeanyi Godwin Ararume is one of the most popular politicians of Igbo indigene in Nigeria. The light skinned politician who is married to Barrister Gladys N Ararume also has a popular political profile. He was elected Senator for the Imo North (Okigwe) constituency of Imo State, Nigeria at the start of the Nigerian Fourth Republic, running on the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) platform. He took office on 29 May 1999. He was re-elected in April 2003. After taking his seat in the Senate in June 1999 Ararume was appointed to committees on Communications, Police Affairs, Federal Character, Finance & Appropriation, Information and Niger Delta (vice chairman).Ararume won the PDP primaries in 2007 to become candidate for governor of Imo State. The party chose to run Engineer Charles Ugwu in his place. Ararume protested this decision and secured a Supreme Court ruling in his favour. However, the party chose not to field a candidate, leaving the field open for Ikedi Ohakim of the Progressive People’s Alliance (PPA).The highly influential politician was in the senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria for 2 terms. He won the election into the senate in 1999 and 2003, on the platform of the people’s Democratic Party. Asides his political foray, he is an accomplished business mogul whose empire provides employment for many Nigerians.ararume He is the Chairman of Exclusive Stores, Harmony Properties Limited, Climax Insurance Brokers among several others. He is said to own many industries in his hometown, in Imo State where he is touted as a philanthropist. He is also a man of great family values and loves his family to bits. He is blessed with 8 children, 6 boy and 2 girls. But among these are 5 pretty babes who are classy, stylish and well talked about among their ilks.They not only a rich pedigree but boast of solid education from schools abroad. The celebrated political figure has given out 3 of his daughters hands in marriage and he now has a lot of grand kids. One of his sons Obinna is married to Governor Theodre Orji’s daughter Nneoma and the union is blessed with 2 lovely kids.ararume3His first daughter Ifeoma got married several years ago, into a prominent family from Kalabari, Rivers State. His second daughter Chiamaka is happily married to Yomi Benson, son of first Republic Minister of Information, Chief TOS Benson. The wedding which took place 3 years ago was a gathering of prominent Nigerians in Imo state and the white wedding followed in London. The union is blessed with an adorable son. Popularly known as Maky Benson, she is the Host and Co-founder of The Little Foodie Sessions, series of cooking sessions where you learn everything you want to know and more about how, when and what to feed your little ones. His other daughters are Nkiru who got married recently to an Edo State big boy. The wedding was talk of town and had a lot of dignitaries in attendance. Her chief bridesmaid was her sister Nneka Ararume, one of the big babes rocking Abuja. She is an Asset Manager and a co founder N&N Smoothie & Juice Bar. The last daughter who is a hot chocolate and the youngest of them all is Ogechi Ararume. The baby of the house is currently schooling abroa





  1. Thanks I enjoy reading ararume’s profile and family story on your email address.l like to chart with you as a pan friend.

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