Chidi Chinedu

Chinedu Chidi is vastly experienced in the areas of research, data, strategy, project consulting, programme coordination, as well as media, communication and information services, predominantly in the private and third sectors of the economy. His services have been sought both locally and internationally over the years.

A graduate of English Language from the University of Abuja and a soon-to-be recipient of an MBA from the University of South Wales, he has combined focused educational training with a wide range of skill set derived from active productive participation in society and professional endeavours, to build a respectable profile of principled commitment and optimum performance.

Mr Chidi is also a past winner of the prestigious oratory and leadership contest— The Debaters Reality TV Show.

Mr Chidi’s appointment to his role at the centre was preceded not only by active journalism practice, but also by extensive experience in successful coordination of non-profit initiatives spanning media, education, governance, health, human rights and anti-corruption, among others.

A notable example is his role as Coordinator of Book Reign Initiative, a social initiative focused on education advocacy and execution of strategic education programmes. The initiative promoted access to education, the reading culture, inclusive education, special education, rural education development, teacher training and empowerment, education innovation, educational technology and the strategic decentralization of libraries. Through this initiative, he successfully led efforts, with the support of his team and strategic partners, to reach far-flung communities and groups, leaving lasting impact and earning widespread recognition.

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