The death has been announced of Mr. Maxwell James Odaudu. Maxwell died in a ghastly motor accident involving the convoy of Bayelsa state's Chief of Staff at Ughelli while they were on their way to a wedding ceremony at Asaba on saturday the 28th of March 2009.
Maxwell, a distinguished media consultant specialising in Niger Delta affairs, was the Managing Consultant of MediaMax Consulting Ltd at Yenagoa, Bayelsa State until his death. Born on the 24th of September 1978 in Jos, Maxwell, who hailed from Olowa, Dekina LGA of Kogi state, obtained his first degree in French Language from the University of Jos in 2004 and a second degree in International Relations from the University of Port Harcourt in February 2009.
He began his career at the office of the Deputy Governor of Yobe state in 2005 where he did his national youth service and later at Academic Associates Peace Works (AAPW) Port Harcourt, where he coordinated the Niger Delta Non-Violent Elections Project.
He is survived by aged parents, 3 brothers and 3 sisters. Burial arrangements are as announced by the family.