CDD Loses Senior Fellow Professor Ebere Onwudiwe


January 10, 2021

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) regrets to announce the passing of Professor Ebere Onwudiwe, who died on  Saturday, January 9, 2021.

Professor Onwudiwe until his death was a Distinguished fellow at the CDD. He contributed immensely to the Centre’s work in strengthening democracy in Nigeria and the West African region.

An Emeritus Professor, Onwudiwe served as a member of the Board of the Economic Advisers to the Nigerian President; a governance consultant with the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; a consultant to the Federal Government-Constituted Technical Committee on the Niger Delta among many others.

Professor Onwudiwe will be greatly missed by the CDD family, friends and associates. Please, join as we pray for God to comfort his family and loved ones at this trying time.

Further announcement on his funeral arrangement will be made by his family.

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Kole Shettima