MACAULAY OVUOZOURIE SAMUEL is the Commissioner for Power and Energy in Delta State of Nigeria. He was born on the 25th October, 1960 and is married with children. He hails from Owhelogbo in Isoko North Local Government Area of Delta State.
Comrade Macaulay as he is popularly know and called attended Iluelogbo Gammar School, Illuelogbo were he obtained the West African School Certificate - 1979, National Institute for Public Information, Kaduna were he obtained a Certificate in Information in 1982, Institute of Management & Technology, Enugu(UNAIR)1981-1983 and Enugu State University of Science & Technology(Mass Communication) (Ongoing). Others academic qualifications he has obtained includes Ordinary National Diploma in Mass Communication.
Before his appointment as a commissioner in Delta State, he worked as Public Enlightenment Assistant with the Federal Department of Information, Junior Editor/Reporter with the defunct Bendel Broadcasting Service, Benin 1983 and Controller, New & Current Affairs, Delta Broadcasting Service, Asaba. He was a labour activist and held many offices in labour union amongs which are Chairmanship of Bendel Television Chapel, Nigerian Union of Journalist, Chairmanship of Bendel Broadcasting Service Chapel, Secretary, Nigerian Union of Journalist, Bendel State, Member NUJ Constitution Conference, Pioneer Chairman, Nigerian Union of Journalist, Delta State, Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress Delta State Council(1993 - 2003) and Caucus Member, National Executive Council, Nigeria Laour Congress. He was also State Member, Re-Organisation of Political Parties (SDP) 1992 - 1993.
He was Member, Delta State Manpower Development Committee 1996 - 2003, Member WAI-C Advisory Committee, Delta State 1994 - 1995, Member Poverty Alleviation Committee, Delta State 2000 - 2003, Director, Lacom Bank Ltd. Lagos 1999 - 2003, Led a six man delegation of Nigeria Trade Unionists to study the democratic struggle and role of labour in South Africa, Secretary, General Ibori Vanguard, Co-Ordinator, Delta Manna Foundation Hospital Project, Co-ordinator NLC/Niger-Delta solidarity rallies for Resource Control 2002 - 2003 Member - Committee on alternative political platform which led to the formation of Party for Social Democracy (PSD) 2001 - 2003 Member, Audit Panel on Delta State Oil Palm Company Ltd (OPC) 1994 Member, Staff Audit Panel SPEB 1995 Founder & Sponsor, Isoko Grassroot Movement (a Political Organisation) 2002 - date
He likes Reading, Travelling and Music.