"What we do in life echoes in Eternity". This quote, one of his favourites, from the movie GLADIATOR defines the life and work ethos of George Akor, Senior Programme Manager of Women Environmental Programme (WEP). Born on the 14th of May in the 1970's, George had his elementary school education in Benue State before proceeding to the University of Ibadan, Nigeria's premier university, to study Philosophy and the History of Dialectics. George had a brief stint as part time lecturer in the Department of Religion and Philosophy of the Benue State University Makurdi. In his repository of experience include spells in professional construction work, social communication work with the Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja and the International Conference of AIDS/ STIs in Africa (ICASA). Since 2004 he has been in the NGO development sector in Nigeria where he has gathered considerable experience on issues of sustainable development in Nigeria with a local and grassroots perspective, with a special focus on issues of gender, environment, sustainable livelihoods and settlement development in urban slums.
George has a lively and boisterous personality. His hobbies include astronomy, reading, adventure and epic movies, photography and coin collection. He is married to Bernadette Iveren Akor and they live in Abuja, Nigeria's new federal capital city.
Ms Agema Avershima Juliana was born on the 15th February in the 70's, in Lagos, hails from Konshisha Local Government Area in Benue state. Ms Agema is a B.Sc. degree holder in Business Administration from the largest university, in Sub-Saharan Africa, Ahmadu Bello University Zaira. She started her working career experience with Union Bank of Nigeria in Kwara State as a note counter and telegraphic transfer officer in 2000.
Since she has flair for making people happy, Julie moved to Abuja in 2003 to work with Concept Amadeus Ltd as a Marketing Officer in charge of Marketing of the company's image, sourcing of Corporate Gifts for Clients and Developing Ideas for Event Managing.
As a young and talented lady growing up and still not satisfied with her person and wanted to impact more on humanity, she took an opportunity that came to her to serve and join a fast growing NGO Women Environmental Programme (WEP) to date as the Accounts Officer were her duties are conduct all banking transactions on behalf of the organisation as well as collect bank statements and carry out reconciliation, analyze and review budgets and expenditures for projects funding grants, interact with internal and external auditors in completing audits, prepare financial accounting reports to all donor agencies and partners as at when due, resolve accounting discrepancies, preparation and payment of staff salary, other allowances to member of staff, liaise with program staff in proposal writing and provision of logistic support for training, workshop & seminars.
Ms. Agema's life objective is to work where her professional skills and intellectual attributes can be utilized, efforts rewarded and the place highly suitable for professional development also to be creative, innovative and adding value to humanity. She is a noticeable character that makes somebody very appealing, also a transparent quality of existing as a person
In all her busy schedules, she still find time to watch handball, tennis, football, listen to music, watch movies, collection of coins, traveling and making friends that will improved her life positively.
ABU WEALTH SADIQ
Mr. Abu Wealth Sadiq was born on the 8th of June in the early 70's. He is from Edo State. Mr. Sadiq Wealth Imobiye is a graduate of Accountancy from University of Benin, Benin city Edo State. He started his working carrier as a teacher in Golden Touch High School Benin, Benin City. Where he later became the bursar of the school in 2003-2006 He has also work with Baba Group of Companies as an accountant in 2006/2007. He has also worked at Uyi Technical Company Nig. Ltd as an accountant.
Mr. Sadiq is a talented young man who has the passion for humanity and as such, when the opportunity came to serve humanity, he transferred his service in January 2008 to non-governmental organisation (Women Enhancement Organisation), cementing his desire to fight for the right of womanhood and give them the reason to have a voice in the society in general between 2008 and 2010. He served here as an accountant.
Saqid is experienced in:
Detail-oriented, efficient and organized professional with good experience in accounting systems.
Possess strong analytical and problem solving skills, with the ability to make well thought out decisions.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Highly trustworthy, discreet and ethical.
Resourceful in the completion of projects, effective at multi-tasking
He moved to join the team of Women Environmental Programme (WEP) in April 2010. With the aim of building, setting up good accounting system for easy accessing and also to create a good relationship with the banks, partners and the donors. As well as to working to ensure the effect and efficient operations of the organization, His motto is to "Seeking a position where extensive human right will be developed and utilized"
Mr. Sadiq's specific objectives are to obtain the very best from its Employees and consequently recognizing and rewards Products and to manage Business efficiently and effectively, also to be creative and innovative, seeking to raise standard anywhere he finds himself, and to be role model in society, adhering strictly to set standard and principles.
His hobbies include reading, listing to music, playing football watching T.V and hanging out.
QUEENSLEY ONORODE AJUYAKPE
Born on the 25th of July 1983, Ms. Queensley Onorode Ajuyakpe hails from Jesse in Delta State of Nigeria. Queensley is a graduate of Human Resource Management from Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna State. She started her working career when undergoing an Industrial Attachment programme with the Head Office of the Nigerian Agricultural, Cooperative & Rural Development Bank Ltd where she was attached to the Finance and Accounts Directorate in 2005/2006. She has worked as a Research Assistant/Project Manager with Alexandra Scacco a PhD student from Columbia University, New York, USA in conducting research on Peace and Conflict in Kaduna and Jos, Northern part of Nigeria between 2007 and 2008. She also served with the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria under the Nigerian Youth Service Corps between 2008/2009 after completing her graduate programme where she worked under the Servicom Department to ensure quality service delivery at the Airport. Her desire for higher challenges took her to the banking sector where she served as a Branch Manager with Continental Heirs Network Ltd in 2009.
Due to her passion to impact on humanity and experience in conducting research into peace and conflict overtime, took her into developmental work in February 2010 to work with a non-governmental organisation Women Environmental Programme (WEP) working on creating a society where the environmental, economic, social and political rights of women and youths are protected within Nigeria. Working as a Human Resource Officer with WEP as it is fondly called, my responsibilities include sourcing and placement of staff, staff welfare, creating an enabling environment within the organisation, organising programs/projects as assigned, writing and submission of project proposals to partners and donors as she sometimes does function as a Programme Officer, as well as working as a team to ensure effective and efficient operations of the organisation. Her motto is "to impact positively to the society by being selfless, proactive and dedicated in all that she do to the betterment of all irrespective of our differences".
Ms. Queensley's specific objective is to be a human development practitioner that focuses on developmental programmes aimed at impacting on the livelihood of people and giving them a voice with a strong drive for results. She likes challenges, possesses excellent interpersonal relationship, highly motivated with strong flair to work and break new grounds for greater achievement for the society at large. She is open to learning to improve her capacity.
Her hobbies include researching, reading, travelling, meeting people, jogging and listening to music
Mr Frank Yawon
He hails from Gwer local government area of Benue State. He was born on the 14th day of April 1982 in makurdi, Benue State and followed his parents down to Abuja four years later. Since then, Mr. Frank has lived virtually all his life in the city of Abuja. He holds a bachelor's degree in Environmental and Resource management from the University of Calabar and a Post Graduate Diploma from the famous Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
He joined Women Environmental Programme (WEP) as a volunteer upon his graduation from the university in 2006 and rose to the position of a Programme Officer at the Head Office overseeing programmes on Climate Change and Natural Disaster Management.
Mr. Yawon speaks Tiv, English and German languages. He is widely traveled and an easy going person who loves networking and making friends. The drive to impact positively on humanity keeps him going.
Born in 1982, John Baaki hails from Kwande Local Government Area of Benue State, Nigeria. He started his educational pursuit in 1986 and by 1992 obtained his First School Leaving Certificate. John Baaki attended St. Andrew's Secondary School Adikpo, Benue State from 1993-1999.
John Baaki is a graduate of Geography from Benue State University Makurdi. John is a certified Microsoft Network Administrator. John also holds a certificate in Environmental Impact Assessment and Audit (EIA & EA) and Cash-Based Response Programming.His quest to touch human lives is what pushed John to become a development practitioner. John wants to see a society where everybody's dignity and ideals are respected. John loves writing, researching, travelling, reading and adventure. John is a good team player, community mobilizer and a writer.
EVELYN TERUNDU UGBE
Evelyn Terundu Ugbe from Ushongo Local Government of Benue state she was born in Abuja on the 18th day of August in the 80's. Miss Ugbe holds a BSC. Degree in Public Administration at University of Abuja and Master's degree in Public Administration at Tsinghua University in Beijing-China. Miss Ugbe served with Kaduna State Board of Internal Revenue and is currently a volunteer at Women Environmental Program. She has lived the most part of her life in Abuja.
For her "A life lived without impact is yet to be Lived'' my position as a volunteer with WEP has offered me the opportunity to contribute positively to humanity particular development of women in Nigeria also get closer to people at the grassroots. She is most passionate about women emancipation, hopes for a Nigeria where women would be protected by the law from all forms of molestation "in practice". At WEP my schedules include Working together with team to ensure successful coordination and implementation of programs. Research, drafting of project proposals to donor organisations on behalf of the NGO. Sensitizing stake holders particularly women on the effects of climate change and other related issues. Evelyn enjoys travelling, cooking and innovation.
During was born in the early 80's. She hails from Freetown, Sierra Leone. She is a graduate of Literature - in English from Covenant University Ota and holds a diploma in Banking and Finance from the University of Ado - Ekiti, Ekiti State. Presently she is pursuing her professional qualification with the Chattered Institute of Personal Management (CIPMN) Nigeria.
She started her career in HR with pacify and Solar Systems in Lagos and later moved to Juvs Acme Communication Network were she worked as HR & Admin Personnel and crowned her HR experience with the Nigeria Bottling Company, Ikeja Plant were she served as HR Officer from 2008 - 2012 before she proceeded to Abuja after her wedding to Mr. Christopher During.
Her Objective is to impact her generation and serve humanity. Presently, she is a volunteer with WEP. She loves football, dancing, singing, karaoke, reading, writing, painting, baking and fashion.