Meet Brenda Ataga, Wife Of Nigerian Billionaire, Michael Usifo Ataga Who Was Stabbed To Death


Brenda Ataga is the wife of Michael Usifo Ataga, a Nigerian billionaire, who was gruesomely stabbed to death, multiple times by his side chic, Chidinma Ojukwu, who has since been arrested.

Chidinma, an undergraduate of the University of Lagos, stabbed Ataga who would have been 50 years old this month, in several places at a rented Airbnb in Lekki area of Lagos, killing him in the process.

According to Street Journal, the late Ataga’s wife, Brenda is the National Project Coordinator of the LPG Gas Expansion Programme, in the office of the Honorable Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva.

She had previously served as the Special Adviser on Downstream and Infrastructure between 2015 and 2019.

She is a Mid/Downstream Commercial Strategist with over 15 years of experience in the Oil and Gas industry and a 2018 Nominee of the prestigious Arch Bishop Desmond Tutu Fellowship.

Brenda also founded and seats on the board of a not-for-profit charity organization – True Foundation – which focuses on community and human capacity training for Women and Youths in barrios and IDP camps.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts Administration from the University of Lagos, BA Business Management from Lincoln University and an LLM from the University of Salford.

Before being in public service, Brenda held key leadership positions in private sector, where she attained recognition as the first female and first under 30 to serve in the capacity of Supply Manager at OANDO PLC (West Africa).