ENGR. VINCENT MADUKA
An engineering and management consultant and fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineers. Engr. Maduka is a past president of Nigerian Academy of Engineering, and Lions Club (Victoria Island, Lagos). He was a General Manager, WNTV-WNBS, Ibadan from 1973 – 1977; Director-General NTA, Lagos from 1977 – 1982; Technical Adviser, Federal Ministry of Communication from 1993 – 1994; Principal Partner, Macrocon Systems Ltd-Consultants in Broadcasting; Fellow of National Engineering Council; Chairman and member, Board of Directors and Advisory Board of several companies and Federal parastatals.
MRS. NGOZI EZI-ASHI
Ms. Ezi-Ashi is the Executive Director of DARC. She has built her career in non-profit sector for about two decades. She worked with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) as the Administrative Officer and the Ford Foundation Office of West Africa, as a Program Associate. Her experience in these two international non-profits enable her realize her vision to set up DARC. Ms. Ezi-Ashi holds Bachelor of Art degree in French from University of Benin, and Masters in International Law and Diplomacy, University of Lagos.
DR. (MRS.) OSAMUEDE BELLE OJO
Dr. Ojo is a Medical Practitioner and presently a Consultant Psychiatrist to Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Clinic and Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH). She is a fellow of the West African College of Physicians, and was formerly the Senior Registrar, Psychiatric Hospital Yaba.
DR. GEORGE TAIWO IRELE
Dr. Irele is the Director, Planning, Research and Statistics, Federal Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development. He was a former Director, Large Scale Industries, Ministry of Mines and Industry; Former Acting Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance. He has also worked as Administrative and Marketing Manager in multinational companies. Dr. Irere has been a member of several boards including Peugeot Automobiles Nigeria, Transcorp Hilton, National Hospital Abuja, NAFCON, Federal Super Surfeit Fertilizer Company, ANAMCO, and currently a board member of National AIDS Control Agency (NACA).
MR. MICHAEL NDUKA OBI
Mr. Obi is a legal Practitioner and Senior Counsel in G. M. Ibru Chambers, Ikeja, Lagos. He has over 13 years of professional practice.
MS. JUMOKE OGUNDARE
Ms. Jumoke Ogundare is an Executive Director of ARM Investment Managers. She has several years of credit & marketing experience spanning International Merchant Bank (IMB), Prime Merchant Bank Limited and Citadel Savings and Loans. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of Jos and a Masters in Business Administration degree from Cardiff Business School in Wales. She is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School’s Programme for Management Development.
PROF. OBIORA CHUKWUDEBELU
Prof. Chukwudebelu (Rtd) is a respected professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Past President of the Society of Obstetricians. He was a former Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu; former Deputy Provost, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus; past President, International College of Surgeons, Nigerian Section; and Consultant to World Bank, Carnegie Corporation of New York, Federal Government of Nigeria and MacArthur Foundation.