chairmanprofile Dr. Nwabunka, Development expert and Microfinance professional. He holds a Ph.D. in Development Economics from Gregorian University, Rome. He served the United Nations System for 19 years in various managerial capacities. Between 1990 and 2000, he held various professional positions at the United Nations Development Programme, UNDP. As pioneer manager of the UNDP assisted MicroStart programme, he guided the identification and contracting of ASA Bangladesh to promote best practice in microfinance and financial intermediation for the poor in Nigeria which led to the emergence of three market leaders LAPO, Benin City, DEC Bauchi, and Centre for Grassroots Economic Empowerment {CGEE} (formally JPDC) Ijebuode. Dr. Nwabunka is well trained and attended microfinance professional trainings at Harvard University, University of Colorado at Boulder, and Bangladesh Management Institute among others. From 2000 to 2009, he was Programme Specialist, Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, at UNICEF, Lagos and effectively led the office (operational and programme team) on several occasions as Officer-in-Charge. In 2006, Dr. Nwabunka was seconded to the UNICEF Banjul, The Gambia as the National Programme Coordinator. Since separating from the United Nations in July 2009, he has been focusing exclusively on the strategic growth and rapid expansion of the Centre's services as CEO.
oba First class Traditional Leader, Educationist and constitutional Lawyer. He holds two Bachelors degrees in Political Science and Law and Masters degrees in International Relations and Law, all from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. He was the Senior Partner at Dokun Abolarin Barristers and Solicitors, a member of Editorial Board of Nigeria Tribune Newspapers for many years and Solicitor to The Nigerian Tell Magazine. He was also a Special Adviser to the Senate President of Nigeria on Legal Matters and later the Constitutional Lawyer to the Nigeria Senate. Since ascending the throne as the Orangun of Oke-Ila in 2006, he has concentrated his effort at improving governance at grassroots level and educating the people. Despite the onerous task of governance as a first class King, he is actively involved in promoting knowledge management through regular public and academic lectures.

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