Dr. Eruani was born on the 25th of December, 1973, in Epebu, part of the Ogbia LGA of Bayelsa State, to the Royal Family of Chief Allwell Eruani, (the Obanema of Emadike, Aguda the IX) and Mrs Rachael Eruani. His father was a successful businessman in the businesses of timber and poultry production in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria.
Eruani Azibapu Godbless is a trained Medical Doctor from the University of Port Harcourt, with Postgraduate Studies in Surgery and later Family Medicine; he is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians. An industrial and entrepreneurial zeal inspired him to enroll in the Owner Management Programme at the Lagos Business School, as well as the Senior Executive Programme at the London Business School and the Advance Management Programme at the prestigious business school, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. In addition, Dr. Eruani has attended several courses to advance his knowledge in the Energy and Petroleum sectors. These include “Effective Project Management for the Power Project Professional” and “Power Project Finance” by Powergen – USA, the “Global Customer Summit” by GE at CrotonVille – USA, and “Understanding and Structuring Power Purchase Agreement” by INFOCUS – Dubai, along with several others.