Board of Directors

Prof. Ben Aigbokhan

Rev. David Ugolor

Prof. Milton Iyoha

Prof. Yinka Omorogbe

Mr. Nowinta Igbotako

Augusta Akindor

rev._david_ugolor_executive_director_aneejRev. David Ugolor

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.


leo-atakpuLeo Atakpu

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.




Peter Ritchie

Technical Advisor





Ramat Idiake

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 Igwe-Okoye

Joy is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the Abuja Advocacy Office of the Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ.


innocent-edemhanriaInnocent Edemhanria

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:


Mary Igharo

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.


Kelly UmukoroKelly Umukoro

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.





Innocent UgehInnocent Ugeh

Information Technology Manager





sandra-pic-1Sandra Eguagie

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.


charles-iyareCharles Iyare

Monitoring & Evaluation, M&E, specialist is a Sociologist from the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State. Mr. Iyare contributes articles for mainstream Nigerian media.



AgbadutaAgbaduta Kingsley

Mr. Agbaduta, a veteran transporter and a qualified driver coordinates logistics involving staff transportation.




John OgboeJohn Ogboe

Formerly a member of the Nigerian Armed Forces, Mr Ogboe  is chief security officer, CSO.




Priscilla AdekunlePriscilla Adekunle

Adekunle manages general administrative and support services.





joshua-ozorjiJoshua Ozorji

SocialMedia/communications publicity assistant. He studies public administration with the University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria.



img_6122Erhisohwode 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