The Leadership

Prof. Barth Nnaji, CON, NNOM

Chairman

  • Chairman and CEO, Geometric Power Limited
  • Former Minister of Power and former Minister of Science and Technology
  • Former Alcoa Foundation endowed Professor of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh
  • Founding Director, US Center of Excellence in e-Design
  • Former Professor of Engineering and Robotics, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

 

Dr. Pascal Dozie, CON

Member

  • Founder of Diamond Bank Plc
  • Chairman, MTN Nigeria
  • Pro Chancellor Pan- Atlantic University, Lagos.
  • Former President of Nigeria Stock Exchange

Bishop Dr. Sunday N. Onuoha

Member

  • President Vision Africa
  • Executive Director Nigerian Inter-Faith Action Associate
  • Co-Chair Interfaith Dialogue Forum for Peace
  • Methodist Church Nigeria Bishop for External Organization.
  • Former S.A to President on Privatization

Lt. Gen. OA Ihejirika (rtd), CFR

Member

  • Former Chief of Army Staff (COAS)
  • Former Directing Staff at the Command and Staff College, Jajii
  • Principal Staff Officer at the Defence and Army Headquarters
  • Former GOC 1st Division and  former GOC, 81 Division

IGP Ogbonna O. Onovo (rtd), CFR

Member

  • Former Inspector General of the Nigerian Police (IGP)
  • Former Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)
  • Former Commissioner of Police for Ogun state

Lt. Gen. Chikadibia Obiakor (rtd)

Member

  • Former United Nations Military Adviser for Peacekeeping Operations
  • Former General Officer Commanding, Second Mechanized Division
  • Former Force Commander of the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) appointed in January 2006.
  • Former Commander, Economic Community of West African States Monitoring Group (ECOMOG) Artillery Brigade in Liberia (1996 and 1997).
  • Was the ECOMOG Chief Coordinator of the Liberian elections in July 1997.
  • Former Chief of Administration of the Nigerian Army, in charge of the welfare, discipline and medical services for all Nigerian military personnel.

Maj. Gen Obi Abel Umahi (rtd)

Member

  • Former General Officer Commanding (GOC) 81 Division Nigerian Army
  • Commanding Officer 72 Airborne Battalion
  • Commander Army Task Group (Operation RESTORE HOPE)
  • Commander 4 Brigade
  • Former Directing Staff in Command and Staff College and National Defence College
  • Two tours of active service in ECOMOG Operations.

Dr. Alex Otti, OFR

Member

  • Former Group Managing Director of Diamond Bank Plc Diamond Bank Plc.
  • Former Executive Director, First Bank Nigeria
  • APGA candidate for 2015 gubernatorial election of Abia State.

Dr. (Mrs.) Regina Amadi-Njoku

Member

  • Former United Nations Assistant Secretary General
  • Former Regional Director for Africa at the International Labor Organization (ILO)
  • Founder/CEO of Other Half Empowerment Initiative (OH);
  • Former Project Coordinator for development projects at the Economic Development Institute of the World Bank.
  • Former Chief of Social development and Cultural Statistics in the Ministry of Social Development, Youth and Sports of Nigeria.

Dr. A.B.C. Orjiako

Member

  • Orthopedic Surgeon Co-founder and Chairman of SEPLAT PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT
  • COMPANY PLC an independent indigenous Nigerian upstream exploration and production company with a focus on Nigeria.

Amb. (Mrs.) Nkem Wadibia-Anyanwu, OON, mni

Member

  • Former Nigerian Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Repulic of Ireland with concurrent  accreditation to the Repulic of Iceland.
  • Former Nigerian High Commissioner  to the Republic of Kenya  with concurrent  accreditation to the Seychelles.

Dr.Eke Agbai

Member

  • Executive Vice President, Center for Policy and Foreign Engagement, a foreign policy think tank.
  • Former Information Commissioner in Abia State
  • Former Senior Special Adviser to former FCT Minister
  • Member of the Board of Trustee (BOT), Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library

Elder Onyebuchi Ome

Member

  • Retired Director Federal Ministry of Water Resources with extensive experience in Dams, irrigation, water Quality and Trans-boundary water management.

Prof. Onyi Nwagbara

Secretary

  • Professor of Environmental Toxicology/Chemistry and Microbiology
  • Professor and Head, Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja
  • Retired officer in the US Army
  • Former Bureau Chief of Laboratory, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, USA.