Emmanuel Yisa Orker-Jev is a Nigerian politician and a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He defeated George Akume in the 2019 general elections for the Benue State Northwest Senatorial district by polling 157, 726 votes to the Akume's 115,422. The total valid votes cast was 287, 028 votes. Emmanuel Yisa Orker-Jev was elected in 2007 to represent Buruku Federal Constituency at the Federal House of Representatives, Abuja. He was subsequently reelected in 2011 and 2015. From May 2011 to May 2015, he served in the Ethics & Privileges, Drugs & Narcotics, Poverty Alleviation, Power, and Anti-corruption committees. However in 2015, he has been a member of the Rules & Business committee.
Emmanuel Yisa Orker-Jev hails from Benue State and attended NKST Primary School from 1970 to 1976 and proceeded to Bristow Secondary School to obtain his West African Senior Certificate (WASC). He proceeded to the University of Jos 1985 to Study Law, he graduated in 1988 before he proceeded to the Nigerian Law School and was called to the Nigerian bar in 1989.