Board

ZEBULON AGOMUO

Media Director

Zebulon Agomuo is a renowned journalist of international repute. He is a graduate of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical and Health Education. He also holds a Postgraduate Diploma from the Nigeria Institute of Journalism (NIJ), Lagos. He is a man with a contagious passion for writing and has worked in different capacities for about two decades in the Media Industry.

He started his Journalism career as a proof reader with the defunct Post Express Newspaper from where he rose to the position of Chief Sub-Editor and then Deputy Politics Editor. He was also the head of politics desk, Sunday Times Nigeria. He had a brief stint at Daily Independent from where he moved to Food Business magazine as The Executive Editor. He is currently the Deputy Editor, BusinessDay Sunday and member, Editorial Board, BusinessDay Newspapers, Lagos, Nigeria. His wealth of experience and passion for information dissemination is a major asset to the realisation of the organisation’s goals and objectives. He currently lives in Lagos where he works. Agomuo is married with children.

 

DR (MRS) DORKA BEKEE

Director

Dorka Bekee is an accomplished Medical Practitioner. She is a consultant Pediatric Physician per excellence. She obtained her MBBS degree from the University of Benin. She has a Masters Degree in Epidemics from University of London/London School of Hygiene and Tropical medicine. She is also a Fellow of West African College of Physicians.

Her sojourn in Medical practice in various institutions spans over two decades. She has worked as a: Pediatrician, University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Research Physician, Medical Research Council, The Gambia, Consultant Pediatrician/Lecturer, University of Port Harcourt, Senior Medical Advisor, Family Health International, Nigeria. She is currently a consultant Pediatrician, Mother and Child Hospital, Ikeja, Lagos. She is an amiable fellow, driven by the desire to have wellness for a total child. She brings to the board her wealth of experience on Child Health and Development.

 

DENNIS OKEZIE

Director

Dennis Okezie is a quintessential minister of the gospel. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in French from Abia State University, Uturu, and a Post Graduate Degree in Mass Communication from Enugu State University of Science and Technology.

Before his advent into the ecclesiastical office, he worked as a communication, information and Education officer with Yordel Africa, a non-governmental organisation, Enugu. He was also a Branch Manager at Blue-Chip courier, Lagos. He is currently the Area/Zonal Pastor, The Redeemed Christian Church of God, The Word Assembly, Festac, Lagos. Pastor Dennis is committed to change and transformation in the society.

 

MRS. JOY OLUCHI CHINE

Director

Mrs. Joy Oluchi Chine studied Home Science/Nutrition at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. She is presently pursuing a Masters Degree in Health Administration and Management at the University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus. She runs a fashion Institute in Enugu. She believes, ‘Every life starts from the home.’ Her love for creative designs and healthy living through optimal nutrition is unequalled. She is sold out to women empowerment. To her, when a woman is empowered, she would affect the society at large.

 

MRS. NKEOMA CHIKA ABARIKWU

Chairperson, Board of Directors, HELWEI

Nkeoma Abarikwu is a veteran Financial and Management Consultant. She has various professional and administrative experiences spanning about two decades. She served in diverse capacities in the Credit/Marketing and Operations Departments at Universal Trust Bank, Union Bank and Eco Bank. She obtained a degree in Bio-Chemistry from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and has several professional certificates. She is passionate about youths and women as change agents. She is the Chairperson, Board of Directors of HELWEI.

 

G.K.O.OKEREKE

Director

Dr. Goddy holds a Doctorate Degree in Vocational Education from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He is a person builder and has served in diverse capacities, both at the community and state educational levels. His wealth of experience in human capacity development is relevant to the actualisation of the organisation’s vision and mission.

 

EBERECHUKWU M.OKEY-ONYEMA

Founder/Executive Director, HELWEI

Eberechukwu is an experienced programme manager with demonstrated passion for the improvement of health through optimum nutrition and positive lifestyle. She has a B.A. degree in English from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka; PGD in International Relations and Strategic Studies; M.A. degree in History and Diplomatic Studies from the Lagos State University, Ojo, and currently an M. A. student in English Department, University of Lagos. Ebere has served in several capacities including Women’s Right and Health Project where she served as a volunteer, and Fidelity Bank Plc as a Business Development Officer and Credit/Relationship Officer for over Nine years. She is the Founder/Executive Director of Healthy Living and Women Empowerment Initiative (HELWEI).