Board Members/Trustees

We have on our board of directors/trustees, the following people:

  1. Mr. Ukwu Daniel Nkemakolam
  2. Pastor Ukwu David Uchenna
  3. Anioke Martina Nwaneyi
  4. Professor Oku Osita Obianuju

Find below profiles of the members of the board.

MR. DANIEL UKWU is the Chairman of the Foundation. He holds a Master of Business Administration (Marketing) from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria where he graduated in 2001.

He also bagged a Post-graduate Diploma in Marketing also from the same university in 2000. A holder of Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Lagos in 1998, DANIEL also has a Higher National Diploma in Banking and Finance from the Federal Polytechnic, Oko, Anambra State, Nigeria where he finished in1996.

A professional banker of more than 30-year experience, he is an Associate Member of the Nigerian Institute of Management; Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria and Certified Pension Institute of Nigeria. He has demonstrable acumen for solving difficult problems in a fast-paced (financial) environment. DANIEL has proven managerial ability and track records of commendable results.

He is especially skilled in building effective and productive working relationships with clients and staff. A highly motivated, efficient and energetic self-starter with unique financial, analytical, organisational and creative skills, DANIEL has ability to handle multiple projects under tight deadlines, work under pressure and accurately prioritise multiple responsibilities. He is reputable for high level of integrity and endowed with rare passion for constant achievement of results.

 

PROFESSOR OKU OBIANUJU OSITA is currently a lecturer with the Imo State University (IMSU), Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria. Professor Osita has been Associate Dean, School of Postgraduate Studies, IMSU since 2011. He was Head of Department, Educational Foundations and Administration in the university between 2008 and 2011.

Professor Osita was Staff Adviser, Education Students Association in the university between 2002 and 2009 and Chairman, Faculty of Education Welfare Committee between 2004 and 2007. He has been External Examiner, Department of Educational Foundations and Administration, Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education since 2006.

He is a Member of the following: Faculty Library Accreditation Committee; Faculty Examination Committee; Governing Board of Ubahu Secondary School Okigwe; Senate Business Committee, Imo State University, Owerri; Faculty of Education 2008 Accreditation Committee and 2011 University System Annual Review Committee.

As regards professional membership, Professor Osita is also a member of the following: National Association of Educational Administrators and Planners (NAEAP); Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN); Higher Education Research and Policy Network (HERPNET); Commonwealth Association of Education Administration and Planning (CCEAM); Civilian Institute of Democratic Administration (Professional Fellow); National Association of Women Academics (NAWACS), as Financial Secretary, Imo State University Chapter and Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE) Nigeria.

As far as non-professional membership is concerned, Professor Osita is a member of Centre for Women and Gender Studies, Imo State University (Advisory Board); Youths  Blossom Forum as National Co-ordinator; Teachers without Border as Millennium Development Ambassador and United Peace Federation (UPF)/Peace Corps.

He holds a Ph.D in Educational Administration from the University of Port Harcourt where he completed his programme in 2005.  Professor Osita bagged a Master of Education in Management and Planning from the Abia State University, Uturu, Nigeria in 1994. He is currently running a Master of Science programme in Gender and Women Studies at the Imo State University, Owerri.

Professor Osita is also a holder of Bachelor of Arts (Education) in English from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka where he graduated in 1990. He bagged National Certificate of Education from the Alvan Ikoku College of Education, Owerri where he graduated in 1988, in addition to having a Diploma in Theology from the Methodist Theological Institute, Umuahia where he completed his programme in 2000.

In compliance with modern wave of Information and Communications Technology literacy, he also attended Swintec Computer Institute Owerri where he got a Diploma in Basic Computer Operations in 2003.

 

 MRS. ANIOKE MARTINA NWANENYE has since 2008 been Managing Director, Acena Ventures Ltd, publisher of textbooks, book sales and consultants. Between 1995 and 2008, she was with Girls Secondary School Trans-Ekulu, Enugu State Nigeria, as a Teacher. She also worked for Banex Group of Companies as Public Relations Officer between 1992 and 1994. Mrs. Anioke served at the Central Bank of Nigeria, Owerri in 1991 during the one-year mandatory National Youth Service Corps programme.

Mrs. Anioke bagged a Master of Education in Business Education from the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN), in 2011. She is also a holder of Post-Graduate Diploma in Marketing from UNN, where she completed her programme in 1997.

Mrs. Anioke also attended Anambra State University of Science and Technology (Asutech), where she bagged a Bachelor of Science in Business Education in 1990.

She is a woman of high level of integrity, marketing, business management, interpersonal and public relations skills.

 

PASTOR UKWU DAVID UCHENNA is currently a pastor with Living Faith Church, popularly known as Winners’ Chapel. This man of God is also a successful entrepreneur who has enviable passion for transport business.