Prof. Ufo Okeke-Uzodike is the Executive Director of the African Heritage Institution (AfriHeritage), he resumed duties in August, 2016. He is a Political Scientist with early educational training in Nigeria and further studies at Wake Forest University, the University of South Carolina, and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA.
Dr. Nathaniel Urama
Nathaniel Urama was appointed Programme Director (Applied Economics) in November 2016; he holds a first class honours Bachelor of Science degree in Economics, Master’s Degree in Public Policy both from University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
Mr. Anthony Emeka Odom
Mr. Anthony Emeka Odom is a 1999 graduate of Theatre Arts (media arts option) of the University of Ibadan; he joined AfriHeritage as Communications Manager in August 2017. Mr. Odom has over fifteen years of professional experience garnered across marketing communications, radio/television production and print journalism.
Beatrice C. Ndibe
Beatrice C. Ndibe is the Human Resources and Administration Manager of the African Heritage Institution (AfriHeritage). She has over 17 years of post-graduate working experience, out of which, 14 years have been spent working in AfriHeritage. She is a part time PhD student of Management at the University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus (UNEC), where she has bagged two Masters’ degrees – MBA and M.Sc. in Management.
Samson Chidi Ezeokeke
Samson Chidi Ezeokeke is a 1999 graduate of Accountancy from the Institute of Management and Technology (IMT), Enugu. He started his career at Cheston Agency (Press) Limited, Enugu, where he worked as Accountant from March 2002 to June 2003. He later proceeded to Agochukwu Okpalaoka & Co – an indigenous firm of Chartered Accountants where he trained and worked from July 2003 to July 2008 and rose to the position of Audit Manager.
Denis Nfor Yuni Ph.D.
Denis Nfor Yuni holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Yaounde II, Soa, an MSc. in Economics from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Development Economics from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria.
Okeke, Tochukwu Nnamdi
Tochukwu Okeke joined AfriHeritage in the month of February 2018 as Internal Audit Officer. He attended Onitsha High School, Onitsha, where he completed his secondary school education. He proceeded to the University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus (UNEC) and received a bachelor’s degree in Accountancy, in 2010
Obianuju Eloji is a research associate at the Peace and Governance unit of AfriHeritage. She doubles as the training coordinator of the organization. Uju has a Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy from the University of Nigeria Enugu and a Masters degree in Financial Decision Analysis from the University of Portsmouth, England
Chinonso Ihuoma has a Bachelor of Arts Degree (2014) in History and International Studies from the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, and a Master of Arts Degree in History from the University of Ibadan, in 2018.
Chinazam Okorie holds a Masters Degree in International Relations and World History from the University of Nottingham Ningbo, China, and a Diploma in Chinese Language from Fudan University Shanghai, China. She has significant experience in policy research and analysis, and conceptualization and implementation of development projects in areas relating to small arms control, regional peacekeeping operations, agriculture, food security and child labour.
She worked as a graduate intern with the ECOWAS Commission – Directorate for Political Affairs, Peace and Security, and Directorate of Agriculture and Rural Development respectively. She has volunteered extensively for several Foundations and NGOs including African Institute for Social Development (AISD), Nottingham; Teen Africa Foundation, CLICE Foundation, Centre for the Study of Economies of Africa (CSEA) to mention a few.
She joins AfriHeritage as Communications Officer, after a stint as Customer Service Officer with United Bank for Africa (UBA).
Victor Nwokocha studied at Government College, Owerri and the University of Ibadan where he obtained a degree in Theatre Arts. His work experience has taken him beyond core theatre practice through media, journalism, culture advocacy, project management, development communication and intellectual property rights management. He has been actively involved in initiatives to expand career prospects and boost productivity in the creative industries through various capacity enhancement and advocacy activities.
A passionate humanist and firm believer in the strength of human diversity, he has served as Senior Manager, Projects, Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON); General Manager/CEO, Audio Visual Rights Society of Nigeria (AVRS); and member, National Steering Committee, Arterial Network Nigeria. As a novelist, he made his debut in 2018 with ‘The Circular Road’. His play, ‘Weep Not, Teacher’ won the NYSC Drama Competition in 1999. He joins AfriHeritage as the Advocacy Officer.
Nwokorie, Uchechi M
Nwokorie Uchechi M. is a Research Assistant in Agricultural Economics and Extension under the Applied Economics unit of African Heritage Institution. She joined the institution in October 2019. She has a Masters degree in Agricultural Extension from the University of Nigeria Nsukka.