OGBODO KENNETH UCHENNA

Kenneth

Ogbodo Kenneth Uchenna, hails from Amorji O’eji Ndiuno Akpugo in Nkanu West L.G.A, Enugu State, Nigeria. He obtained his First School Leaving Certificate at Community Central School Akpugo, attended Model Comprehensive Secondary School Agbani and obtained his Bachelor of Arts Honors in History and International Relations at Ebonyi State University.

He has worked in different capacities with both local and international organisations/ government agencies. He worked with Global HIV & AIDS Initiative Nigeria(GHAIN) (2010-2011) as a Peer Educator, with ACE Foundation from 2013-2014 as a Media Manager, and as a volunteer Media Personnel to the Commissioner of Ebonyi State Ministry of Economic Empowerment & Job Creation (2017-2018 ).

He is the CEO of Aero-Green Farm and Poultry LTD and also the Founder/President, Beta Me Better Africa Initiative(BMBAFRICA.ORG,@bettermebetterafrica on Facebook) from 2015-Present. He has been able to train, mentor and reach out to hundreds of Nigerian youth, especially in Enugu and Ebonyi State, Nigeria through the BMBAFRICA.ORG. He partnered with Ebonyi State Government and Sanstonz LTD to bring the Google Digital Training for Africans to Ebonyi State for free on 4th May,2018. He has held numerous entrepreneurship workshops in Enugu and Ebonyi.

He is a student researcher and also the author of the bestselling, “The Blindfolds” and has contributed to journals and presented papers on issues bordering on the Nigerian question; Restructuring and Agitation for Self determination.

He has received awards and honours for The Most Outstanding Leader House of Heroes ACE Foundation 2014, Most Industrious Student History & International Relations Ebonyi State University 2016, Understanding Human Rights at Young Africa’s Leaders Initiative(YALI Network) 2016, Most Industrious Student Faculty of Social Sciences & Humanities Ebonyi State University 2017.

He has done a good number of community works, one of which was the donation of School Sign Post to my school, Model Comprehensive Secondary School Agbani in 2011 as the outgoing Senior Prefect.He has hosted free medical outreach in Ebonyi State in 2017, held outreaches targeted at orphanages and children in Ebonyi State in November 2017 and March 2018. He currently coaches and mentor over 500 African youth through BMBAFRICA.ORG.