Bringing prosperity to Nigeria's poor through energy and climate change ideas and action

Ewah Otu Eleri
Executive Director

Ewah has worked on energy and environment reform issues in twelve African countries. He has specialised in the practical issues associated with expansion of energy access, energy and climate change linkages and public-private-partnership.

Ewah has over the past 20 years been consulting for the World Bank, UNDP, Governments of Canada, Norway, United States, United Kingdom, and the Federal Government of Nigeria. He is the Lead Author of the Renewable Energy Master Plan for Nigeria – the Federal Government’s 20-year Renewable Energy Investment Framework.

Ewah is the Executive Director of ICEED and Coordinates the Nigerian Alliance for Clean Cookstoves.

Precious Osamede Onuvae

Precious is an Economist with specialization in energy and climate change finance. She has previously worked for the Nigeria Country Office World Bank and the Gas to Power Integrated Project in Nigeria.

Precious is completing an M.Sc in Economics from the University of Abuja. She is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Economists of Nigeria.

Precious contributed to Nigeria and Climate Change – Road to COP15 – Nigeria’s national position on the Copenhagen climate negotiation conference.

Olugbolahan Mark-George (OMG)

Senior Associate

OMG is a financial service professional with over twenty five years experience in private equity / venture capital, international finance, insurance and investment management.

He brings a wealth of experience from international development, business and financial services sectors to his role in ICEED.

OMG contributes to ICEED’s work in developing smart financial services for the promotion of pro-poor clean energy access.

 

 

 

Okechukwu Ugwu

Okey works within the renewable energy team.

His current projects include the design of several solar-based rural electrification projects, the Nigerian Alliance for Clean Cookstoves and the development of new clean energy legislation.

Okey is an Electrical Engineer.

 

 

Huzi Ishaku Mshelia

Director

Huzi has contributed in strengthening Nigeria’s policy and institution in the environment and energy sector for over 25 years. He has specialized in policy and legal issues on climate change, environment and energy matters. He led work on the Bill for the Establishment of the National Climate Change Commission in Nigeria.

Huzi is a Director in ICEED and Coordinates the Nigeria Climate Action Network.

Priscilla Yusuf

Priscilla is ICEED’s Finance & Admin Manager. She is a certified National Accountant.

Priscilla brings a solid professional education and experience to managing the centre’s several projects.

 

Olakunle Aremu

He provides support services for the smooth running of the office.

Prof. Anthony Olusegun Adegbulugbe

Senior Associate

Anthony is a retired Professor of Energy Economics and leads ICEED’s work on expanding access to electricity access and clean cooking energy. He is a former Adviser to the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on Energy. Anthony’s main areas of work includes LPG market development, national electricity access expansion and greenhouse gas emission abatement in the energy sector.

 

Nkemdirim Agbo

Nkemdirim is a Finance and Admin Assistant. He provides admin and HR support and assists the Centre in meeting its financial reporting and compliance obligations.

Nkemdirim has a BSc in Marketing from the Federal University of Agriculture, Umudike.

 

 

Folake Salawu

Folake is ICEED’s Policy Advocacy and Communication Officer on clean energy and climate change. Her speciality lies in gender and energy issues associated with expansion of sustainable energy access to women and other vulnerable groups.

She has over the past 9 years, worked on gender, energy and environmental issues in Nigeria. Her field of interest lies in energy and environmental policies analyses and stakeholders’ engagement for sustainable development.

 

 

Prof. Richard Olayiwola Fagbenle

Professor Fagbenle is an ICEED Senior Associate and Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Obafemi Awolowo University. He obtained a Doctoral degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA.

Prof Fagbenle, a leading energy expert, is involved in several national and international energy projects and programmes. He was the first Director of Energy Affairs in the Republic of Botswana and later the Energy Advisor to the government in 1998 – 2002.

He has been actively involved in Nigeria’s energy sector as Consultant on several national projects, among which are: the Renewable Energy Master Plan (REMP); the National Energy Master Plan (NEMP); Renewable Electricity Action Programme; World Alliance for Decentralized Energy (WADE) project on Nigeria; Canadian Government’s Clean Development Mechanism Small Projects Facility for Nigeria.

Prof Fagbenle is on Nigeria’s climate change negotiating team as an Adviser on Technology Transfer issues.

Adedamola Ogunsesan

Damola is the Project Advisor on the Farmer Managed Renewable Energy Production in Katsina State. He has over 10 years experience in project management, conservation, livelihood and resource analysis. Damola holds a first Degree in Geography from University of Ilorin. He has a Master Degree in Geographical Information Systems and another Masters Degree in Resource Analysis from University of Ibadan and Lagos, respectively.

Kola Omole MNIMN

Kola is the Private Sector Development Expert for ICEED on the Farmer Managed Renewable Energy Production in Katsina State. Kola plays a key role in stimulating demand for sustainable energy by the poorest segments of the household energy market.

He is a Chartered Marketer and brings a wealth of over 10 years from banking, construction and telecommunication sectors to his role in ICEED. He has HND in Marketing, B.Sc. in Business Administration, MBA and M.Sc. in Marketing.

Haruna A. Abubakar

Haruna is a Programme Officer and specialist on clean energy technologies. Together with the technical team in ICEED, he develops high efficiency biomass combustion stoves for the lowest income segment of the cooking energy market.

He provides training for entrepreneurs, young people and women and supports ICEED’s efforts to implement Safe Access to Fuels and Energy for Internally Displaced Persons. Haruna holds a BSc in Applied Physics from Usman Danfodiyo University Sokoto.

Aisha Abdullahi

Aisha is a Project Officer on the Farmer Managed Renewable Energy Production in Katsina State. She has over the years worked with women organisations, small enterprises and communities in promoting access to markets and sustainable development.

Aisha has built strong networks between government agencies, international development partners and civil society organisations at the local level. She holds a first Degree in Computer Science from Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma.

Dickson Odeh

Dickson works to ensure effective maintenance of ICEED’s project vehicles in the Katsina project. He provides technical support in organizing logistics for ICEED’s meetings, activities and programs within and outside the state.

Dickson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History & International Studies from University of Jos.

Miriam Yerima Tarfa

Miriam is an accountant and an Assistant Finance Officer. She supports a full range of financial reporting, record keeping and compliance responsibilities in ICEED.

She holds a Bsc degree in accounting from Bingham University.

Ajibade R. Adewale

Wale is ICEED’s IT and Communications Officer. He manages ICEED and NACC websites including the social media platforms. He provides visibility for all ICEED’s activities and projects using traditional and new media.

He also manages ICEED’s information system and provides IT support. Wale holds a first Degree in Engineering from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology.

Enyinnia Eleri

Enyinnia is ICEED’s Technical and Communications Assistant. He manages ICEED’s Local Area Network and provides IT support. Enyinnia also provides support to the energy technical team.

He holds a BSc. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Federal University of Technology Minna.