Meet the team

Focal Person

Dennis Ekwere is a professional youth practitioner, social activist and blogger. He is an expert in designing, developing and implementing local youth programs for social change. He uses research and ICT to drive change. And is extremely developing interest on data management  as a new force to drive social services in Nigeria and Africa.  He is a certified Conflict Analyst, Mediator and a Paralegal. He has attended several workshops and facilitated many as facilitator in and outside Nigeria.

Having served voluntarily in several international and local NGOs across Africa and Nigeria as youth leader in youth-led and youth focused groups, he is ready to share experience that will upscale youth policy development in Africa to the world.

Dennis is exceedingly creative and can learn, adapt and apply solution to local problems fast. He loves team work and has greatly influenced children and young people, youths and women, policy makers and Government, through engaged discuss via articles write- ups and blogging posts that have yielded measurable impact. He blogs here- http://www.youngpeopleforpeace.blogspot.com.ng

Awards

  1. 2013 – Profiled through public opinion poll as “Unsung Hero” in Nigeria, by Daily Trust Newspaper.
  2. 2015 – Y-CAEV Ambassador by Commonwealth Youth Council.
  3. 2017 – Global People’s Summit Advocate/digital Ambassador by UN

Legal Head

Emmanuel Ekpenyong Esq is a lawyer and chartered arbitrator. He serves on Pro Bono as voice to the voiceless.  Emmanuel has authored several scholarly articles on alternative dispute resolution and arbitration, debt recovery and insolvency, enforcement of local and foreign judgments, telecommunication and real estate practice. He has attended several conferences and seminars and is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitration, United Kingdom. He is currently a postgraduate student of International Business Law at the University of Liverpool.


Program Assistant

Arit Williams coordinates our local programs and has worked as volunteer over the years. She is innovative and produces results with facts and figures. She is a motivational speaker.


Admin/Clerical

Zemo Adamu is a trained teacher. He coordinates the administrative service of the organization including clerical works. And is ready to learn, learn even old things in new ways.


Mohd Bayero Yayandi

 Head, Children Affairs and Technology.