Board of Directors
Prof. Ben Aigbokhan
Rev. David Ugolor
Prof. Milton Iyoha
Prof. Yinka Omorogbe
Mr. Nowinta Igbotako
Rev Ugolor, Executive Director, is the founder of the Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ. He is a Sussex-trained anti-corruption human rights activist with a track-record of advocacy in the areas of poverty alleviation, capacity building, and a strong commitment to Africa without poverty.
Deputy Executive Director is a media professional of more than a decade and a half. He oversees major projects and coordinates staff programs and activities.
Idiake is Head Finance and Administration. She also heads the administrative department, providing leadership in the day-to-day operations at ANEEJ. Previously she was appointed by the Edo State Government into the Board of Edo State Community and Social Development Project (EDO-CSDP) with funding from World Bank and the Edo State Government. She has written financial reports and is familiar with the reporting requirements of several donors including USAID, UNDP, British Council/DFID (J4A, FOSTER), EED now Bread for the World and Royal Norwegian Embassy among others.
Joy is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the Abuja Advocacy Office of the Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ.
Project Manager – Mr. Edemhanria takes significant lead on projects concerning governance and democracy, anticorruption and human rights including advocacy for oil industry reform. He holds a Master’s degree in Agricultural Economics with specialization in policy and development. He was programme Officer in charge of public eye on oil revenue projects supported by Heinrich Boell Foundation. Edemhanria is a certified corruption risk assessor, researcher with strong analytical background with good knowledge of M & E. He worked on the Federal Government of Nigeria monitoring and evaluation of Debt Relief Grant-MDGs and Conditional Grant Scheme-MDGs projects and programmes under the 2007 Federal budget in Edo State Nigeria and took part in the World Bank funded Public Expenditure Management and Financial Accountability (PEFA), training and assessment of Edo State. He has managed projects funded by USAID/PIND, DFID, EED now Bread for the World and the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Nigeria.
Bob MajiriOghene Etemiku
Manager Communications is a fellow of the International Institute for Journalism of InWent, Berlin Germany. He writes a
development-based column for the Independent newspaper, Nigeria: http://independentnig.com/?s=MajiriOghene+Etemiku.
Mary Igharo holds a B.Sc. in Banking and Finance from the University of Benin, Benin city. She is responsible for the day-to-day general administration of the organisation. She supports the head, finance & administration and also offers support to programme department in the implementation of project activities.
Mr. Umukoro is an Economics and Statistics graduate of the University of Benin, Nigeria. He assists the communications department in the area of Information/Communication Technology, ICT.
Information Technology Manager
Sandra Eguagie is an urban and regional planning graduate from the University of Benin Benin city. She is Programme Officer in the area of Gender & Environment and coordinates ANEEJ RAPEWATCH project.
Human Rights Officer, is a Sociologist from the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State. Mr. Iyare contributes articles for mainstream Nigerian media.
Mr. Agbaduta, a veteran transporter and a qualified driver coordinates logistics involving staff transportation.
Formerly a member of the Nigerian Armed Forces, Mr Ogboe is chief security officer, CSO.
Adekunle manages general administrative and support services.
SocialMedia/communications publicity assistant. He studies public administration with the University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria.
Erhisohwode Assurance Ovie
Erhisohwode is a graduate of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri and is program Assistant on ICT.
Ken Okocha, ace photographer and former broadcast journalist, handles ANEEJ multimedia recordings and stores them in our retrieval system