Our Board

Professor Bart Nnaji

Chairman, Advisory Board

Multiple merit global award-winner, Professor Bart Nnaji is Chairman/CEO, Geometric Power Limited (GP), Nigeria’s pioneer private-sector power project developer/investor.

He was a Distinguished Professor of Engineering at University of Massachusetts, the “William Kepler Whiteford” Professor of Engineering at University of Pittsburgh and spearheaded the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) Center of excellence for e-Design.

He served Nigeria as Minister of Science and Technology; Special Adviser to the President on Power, Chairman, Presidential Task Force on Power; and Minister of Power.

Mrs. Regina Amadi-Njoku

Board Member

Regina Amadi-Njoku is an experienced gender, labor and development specialist.

Founder/CEO of Other Half Women Empowerment Initiative (OH), a Leadership and Management NGO that addresses gender equality and empowerment, with a special focus on the impact of culture on women’s rights and participation in all spheres of development.

Her global presence spans across several senior decision-making positions in national and international institutions in Africa, Europe and the United States. She serves on several Boards, including Coca-Cola Africa Advisory Board (1992-96) and is a recipient of multiple awards.

Rev. Fr. G Nzamujo

Member, Advisory Board

A Nigerian-born American Dominican Catholic Priest and University Professor of high repute, with doctorate degrees in electronics, microbiology, and development science.

Founder of the renowned Songhai Centre, Porto Novo, Benin Republic, an innovative and integrated agro-based interventionist institution, headquartered in Port Novo, Benin Republic and in 15 African countries. Songhai was recognized as a Regional Centre of Excellence for Africa by the United Nations in 2008.

Fr. Godfrey Nzamujo was meritoriously accorded the rank of “Grand Officer of the Order of Benin Republic” in 2013.

Mrs. Jessie Wamuo

Member, Advisory Board

Mrs. Jessie Wamuo is a highly experienced London-based Community Health Professional Specialist in Health and Social Care within District Nursing and Health Visiting.

She has special interest in teaching and has over 30 years of teaching experience in the UK as a lecturer/practice educator in the sector.

She graduated as a Lecturer/practice Educator at Surrey University, Guildford and South Bank University, London in the 1980s. She is currently the company Director of Omeronye Ltd., in London with focus on Health Promotion in the community.

Mrs. Uzo Uzoeghe, PhD

Member, Advisory Board

A successful corporate entrepreneur and Managing Director, Image Brokers, Abuja – Nigeria

Dr. (Mrs) Ogugua Osita-Ogbu

Member, Advisory Board

A US trained Consultant Physician/Geriatrician, currently serving as the Acting Director of Clinical Services at the National Hospital Abuja.

She is also a medical expert in stroke.

Mrs. Odinaka Lagi

Member, Advisory Board

A champion of Human Rights, with a Master of Arts degree in Human Rights.

She serves as the Senior Program Officer for NULAI-Nigeria, Secretary-Global Alliance for Justice Education Steering Committee, Open Society Justice Initiative (OSJI) Human Rights Fellow and an Equitas Alumni.

Mrs. Tosan Chukwueke

Member, Board of Trustees

Executive Director, Protea Hotel Abuja and Cachez Turnkey Projects Ltd, Abuja, a highly reputable indigenous company that specializes in the turnkey development of luxury homes, estates, and hotels, which offer iconic designs of utmost quality.

Cachez Group has been at the fore front of the Nigerian Luxury real estate market, and hotel properties particularly in Abuja for more than a decade, bringing luxury living experience and top-quality hospitality services to its teaming clients.

Over the years, Cachez Group has grown to include property management, project management, facility management and consultancy services on property development, investment and best use of real estate property to its portfolio.

Mr. Alphonsus Alhassan

Member, Board of Trustees

Owner and Managing Partner of Superior Options Limited.

A dedicated professional and veteran in hospitality management, with expertise in management, marketing, sales and customer service training and development.

Renowned for his high values, staunch integrity, being detail oriented and firm commitment to high service delivery standards. A certified Sales & Marketing Trainer of the Starwood USA Hotel Group, owners of Sheraton Hotel Abuja.

Mrs. Agatha Nnaji

Executive Director, Board of Trustees

Agatha is a Social Entrepreneur and Founder/Executive Director of Dewdrop Foundation, non-governmental, non-profit organization since 2003, with head office in Abuja, Nigeria.

She is an Ashoka Fellow, and a seasoned hospitality and leisure specialist.

Agatha has won several awards for her contributions to the development of the leisure and hospitality industry in Nigeria.

She is a dynamic manager, and human resource developer with excellent organizational and training skills, versatile communication, and IT competence.

About Us

DDF started as an organization whose work largely focused on Caregivers. However, our field experience over the years on the intersecting challenges faced by rights holders, led to our additional focus on community development

Contact Us

Abuja Office: 5A River Benue Street, Maitama – Abuja Nigeria

Enugu Office: 24 Bishop Onyeabor Street, Enugu Nigeria

Phone: (+234) 908 016 1319 (+234) 903 311 6601


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