Our Governing Council

Members of the Governing Council of PAMDI

Professor Jack Uche Osimiri, FPAM, PhD, LLM, LLB, BL

Chairman of Governing Council

Professor Uche Jack-Osimiri holds a PhD National University of Ireland Galway Ireland, Master of laws LLM [London), Bachelor of Laws LLB(London),BL (Lagos).

He is involved in the Practice, Teaching, Research and Management in law for the past 25 years.

He has track record of performance serving in the top administrative positions as:

Professor of Law & Taxation, Rivers State University of Science & Technology
Managing solicitor,Principal Partner Osimiri-Osimiri & Co ( Solicitors& Notarie Public)- 13 Ikwere Street/Emenike PortHarcourt.
Former Head of Department of Private Law University of Ado-Ekiti (1998-2000)
Professor Uche Jack Osimiri is also a prolific writer and an author of over 80 publications comprising law books, books chapters, conference papers, Technical Reports, Journal articles in the areas of Property law, Commercial law, Investment law and Legal Education in Nigeria, Britain, Australia, India, Zambia, Austria, New Zealand, West Indies and Germany.

He had presented papers in conferences in England, Scotland, Tanzania, Australia, New Zealand, Netherlands, and Ireland etc.

Professor Uche Jack-Osimiri is a Fellow of the following Professional Bodies:

Chartered Institute of Taxation
Society of Legal Scholars UK
Association of Law Teachers in UK, Nigeria and Ireland
Commonwealth Leal Education Association London
Canadian Tax Foundation.
Fellow, Public Administration and Management Development Institute
He is married with children.

Prof Emeka Joseph Otagburuagu, FPAM, Ph.D, M.A, B.A

Vice Chairman of Governing Council

Prof Emeka Joseph Otagburuagu holds a Ph.D in English, MA degree in English, B.A in English Language amongst others.

Prof Otagburuagu has array of professional qualifications amongst others:

A fellow of the Institute of Corporate Admin of Nigeria
A fellow Institute of Industrial Administrative of Nigeria
A fellow of Public Administration and Management Development Institute
Member, Nigerian Academy of Letters
Member, Reading Association of Nigeria
Member, International Reading Association , United States of America
Member, Nigeria Association of Lecturer of English for Academic purpose( NALEAP)
Member, Nigerian Folklore Society
Member, Association of Gen. Studies in Nigeria Universities
Member, English Language Teachers Association of Nigeria.
He has received series of awards which includes amongst others,

University of Nigeria Faculty of Arts postgraduate Research Prize 1996
Vice Chancellor’s Postgraduate Research Prize UNN 1996
Awards in the contemporary world by the American Biographical Society, USA 2004
Academic Noble International Award of attested Scholarship & Academic Leadership by the Nigerian Institute of Industrial Administration – 2008
Award of Excellence in service as Director, Institute of African Studies 2006-2010 by the Institute of African Studies, UNN 2011.
Prof. E.J Otagburuagu has handled so many projects, has attended more than eighty conferences and workshops, given more than 50 lectures in different academic and social fora, he has published more than thirty journals articles in academic and professional journals, he has books, book chapters and monographs to his credit.

As part of his youth educational empowerment programme, he awards an annual community scholarship for studies in the humanities in any Nigerian University, and annual prizes to the best graduating English Language Student in the staff secondary school where he works.

He is married with one wife and blessed with children.

Dr. Elijah O. Ogbuokiri, FPAM, Ph.D, FCA, CFA, MBA, PGD, CMC

Director General

Elijah Ogbuokiri is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Ebbinos Consulting Limited and Principal Partner of Oguobi Ogbuokiri & Co. (Chartered Accountant) amongst others. Before the formation of his firm he had worked for 18 years in many organizations including Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation where he left as the O/C Capital Budget Section, Morgan Savings and Loans Limited as Head of Financial Control, Trendex Savings and Loans Limited as A.G.M Operations.

This versatile administrator was born over 53 years ago in Abia State Nigeria.

Objective: His objective in life is to contribute to the growth and progress of organizations he associates with.Education: Elijah Ogbuokiri has MBA from Delta State University; PGD, Finance and Banking from the same university; Ph.D in Development Management from the European American University Dominica and a diploma in Accounting school of Accounting and Business Studies, amongst others.

Professional Qualifications

Elijah Ogbuokiri has an array of professional qualifications: He is:

A fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria
A Certified Forensic Accountant
A Certified Management Consultant
An Associate Chartered Institute of Management
An Associate Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria amongst others
He has attended many courses on finance, management and administration both locally and internationally.

As a consultant of repute he has conducted several Audit and Investigation jobs for various organizations in both public and private sector.

He has designed and implemented Fixed Assets Management System as well as Strategic Planning Programme for public and private sector organizations.

He is a paper presenter at seminars and workshops organized by various organizations include ICAN.

He is a prolific writer and more importantly a preacher of the gospel of Jesus Christ.

He is happily married with children.

Mr Musa Babatunde Sanni, FPAM, B.Sc, FCA

Council Member

Born 55 years ago in Ijebu-Imusin Ogun State. Mr. Babatunde Sanni is a versatile Chartered Accountant and Leader-manager. A fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and a professional manager.

He has over 29 years experience in auditing, management consultancy, financial advisory services etc.

His audit experience span across all sectors of the oil and gas industry.He is presently a General Manager in Headquarters Project Audit but on secondment to Brass LNG Limited as Head Internal Audit.

He has attended numerous courses within and outside the country in the course of his duty.

He loves human capital development and hence his interest in PAMDI.

He is married with Children.

Mr. Godwin Chukwuma Okonkwo, FPAM, FCA, ICAN, MPC

Council Member

Born over 50 years ago, Mr. Okonkwo is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), holds a masters degree from University of Benin and a BSc degree in Accountancy from University of Nigeria Nsukka.

He has over 25 years working experience in Oil and Gas Accounting.

He is presently the General Manager, Group General Accounts of Nigerian National Petroleum Co-operation NNPC.Before his latest position he was seconded to Brass LNG Limited as the Finance and Control Manager where he left immense footprint.

Before his brief stick with Brass LND Limited he had worked with Deloitte, Akintola, Isichei & Co. Chartered Accountants as Audit Trainee.

He also worked in NNPC London Office, NPDC, and Group Treasury etc.

Mr. Okonkwo is a dedicated and result oriented public administrator. No wonder he has won many awards both in NNPC and other places.

Mr. Okonkwo has attended several courses within and outside Nigeria in Treasury/Foreign Exchange Management, Corporate Information, Oil and Gas Accounting, Corporate Finance etc.

Mr. Okonkwo is a member of the following professional bodies

Fellow Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)
Microsoft Certified Professional (MPC)
Member Petroleum Institute
Mr. Okonkwo is a positively oriented and highly motivated person with ability to deliver results.

He is married with children.

Hajia Fatima Ma'Zangari, FPAM

Council Member

Born over 50 years ago, in Kaduna State but an indigene of Ankpa Local Government Area of Kogi State, Hajia Fatima attended our Lady’s High School Kaduna for her secondary education. After which she proceeded to Women Teacher’s College Kaduna for a Teacher Training Course.

Hajia Fatima has attended many seminars, workshops and training in oil and gas and other relevant fields both locally and internationally.

Hajia Fatima has bagged several awards from NGO’S, religious organizations, Universities etc. amongst some of the awards is the one from Nassirel Islam Association, and Kaduna State Polytechnic.Hajia Fatima is presently the:

GMD/CEO Century Construction Company Ltd.
MD/CEO Faiza Continental Nigeria Ltd.
MD/CEO Maizangari Nigeria Ltd.
Director Xangee Technologies Nigeria Ltd.
She loves travelling, business venturing (risk management) and philanthropic gestures especially in education.

She is married with three children.

Mr. Eze. E. Onwuneme, FPAM, BSC, MSC

Council Member

Mr. Eze E. Onwuneme was born 46 years ago.

Mr. Onwuneme holds BSc and Masters Degree in Managerial Psychology from both University of Ibadan and University of Nigeria Nsukka.

He is presently the Technical Assistant to the Group Executive Director, Coporate Service Office, NNPC.He is a career public servant with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation.

He has attended several management development courses in Nigeria and abroad.

He was one time president of NNPC Staff Multi-purpose Co-operative Society Limited Abuja.

He is a member of the following professional bodies:

Associate Chartered Institute of Personnel Management
Associate Chartered Institute of Management
He is married with children.

Dennis Onyebuchi Nnorom, FPAM, MBA, BSC, ACIIN, ANCRIB

Council Member

Mr. Dennis Onyebuchi Nnorom is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Pinnacle Insurance Brokers Limited Lagos.

He is 42 years old. He had worked with several organizations before joining Pinnacle Insurance Brokers Limited among them include:

Planet Insurers Limited where he left as the Manager Organizational Relationship.
Clemco Industries Limited where he left as A.G.M Business Development.
He has an mba from Ladoke Akintola University Ogbomosho; BSc in Accounting from Lagos State University.

Mr. Dennis is a serious minded and result oriented businessman who believes in the development of human capital.

Mr. Dennis Nnorom is a member of the following professional Bodies:

Associate, Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria
Associate, Council of Registered Insurance Brokers of Nigeria
Board Member Nigeria Council of Registered Insurance Brokers of Nigeria
Associate, Institute of Directors
He is married with children.

Senator Abdullahi Bala Adamu, FPAM, MSC, PGD, MA

Council Member

Senator Abdullahi Bala Adamu has a Masters and Post Graduate Diploma in Educational Management and Administration for Developing Countries. He has a B. A(Education) from Bayero University, Kano

He is currently the Assistant Secretary General Senators Forum and Vice-President Nigerian-Poland Chamber of Trade and Investment.

He has been a politician for close to 30 years; He was the Director General, Ministry of Education, Taraba State, Director National Committee for Colleges of Education, Kaduna State and many more.

Commendations and Awards:

Military Administrators special commendation for excellent performance as Secretary to Government of Taraba State (1997)
Moray House College, University of Edinburgh UK. Multiple commendations and outstanding performance in PGD Course and MSC Course Respectively (1987)
College of Education, Hong, defunct Gongola State of Nigeria, commendation for output and quality of work, management of staff, dedication to duty and personal integrity (1984)
He has attended several Parliamentary and Professional seminars and workshops at Local, National and International Levels.He is married with children.

Rukayyat Ismaila, FPAM, BSC

Council Member

Mrs Rukayyat Ismaila is from Yola South, Adamawa State.

She has a BSC in Public Administration and Diploma in Adult Education from University of Maiduguri.

She was the Special Adviser to Adamawa State Governor on Women Affairs(2007 – 2010) and Senior Special Assistant to Adamawa State Governor (2012 – 2014)

She has attended several seminars and workshops at Local, National and International Levels.
She is married.