The chronicle of a technocrat who have carved a niche in the Nigerian socio-economic and political spheres
Comrade Obinna Nwaka is a devoted Christian and a committed Anglican member inducted as a Fellow into the Anglican Men’s Fellowship in Abuja by the Lord Bishop, Rt Reverend Duke T Akamisoko in May 2019 and later nominated into the highest decision body of Anglican Church called the Parochial Parish Council (PCC) in 2021 by Ven Ogonna Obiefuna the Vicar of Christ Anglican Church in Abuja.
He hails from Ezihe Town, Isiala-Mbano LGA in Imo State, Nigeria.
Born on 30th June in Lagos State around mid 80s, attended both primary and secondary Education in Lagos State (Mushin & Surulere LGA precisely before he moved to the South Eastern region for his first degree at University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) where he obtained his Bsc in Education Economics in 2009.
In 2012 after his National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Obi LGA of Nassarawa State as a Teacher relocated to Abuja for a greener pasture where he further secured admission into the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) to obtain his Masters in Administration & Planning.
Before his present position as the Director General, Committee of Youth on Mobilization and Sensitization (CYMS), he has worked with both private and government institutions such as Fidelity bank, Real Estate firm, Agro- Allied Company, Federal Ministry of Education and in the Presidency as an appointee.
Collation Officer, INEC ADHOC Staff, Imo State in the 2011 General Election, Estate Officer & Agent, Ultimate Castle Ltd, Abuja in 2012, Secretary General:
Civil Society Engagement Platform (CSEP) HQ, Abuja in 2013, Personal Assistant, Director (Special Duties)
Scholarship Board, Federal Ministry of Education HQ, Abuja, Program Manager, Evergreen Grassroot Empowerment Foundation (EGEF) an NGO in 2015, Head (Media & Publicity)
Charles De Great Nigeria Ltd. HQ, Enugu State from 2017 to 2019, National Youth Coordinator: Host Communities of Nigeria (HOSCON) Producing oil & gas. GRA Warri, Delta in 2017, Director: Political & Democratic Matters,
National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) HQ Abuja from 2016 to 2018, Member,
Presidential Committee on Empowerment and Sensitization, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF) 2017, Director (South East), Planning & Strategy
Presidential Support Committee (PSC),
Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF) in 2018, During the 2019 general election, he was appointed into the Presidential Campaign Council (PCC) of Muhammadu Buhari as a Member of Support Group Committee, In 2020, based on his outstanding and selfless service in youth development, he was identified by a US organization called African International foodbank and Disaster Relief (AIFBDR) which led to his appointment as their Nigerian Youth Representative (NYR), and Founder/ Executive Director, Positive Renaissance Foundation.
Mr Obinna Nwaka is a Social worker, Humanitarian and an Administrator whose hobbies are Reading, Researching, listening to Music, Traveling, Swimming, Writing, Cooking.
His capacity built over the years due to his vast experience in Civil Society, NGO & Political activities transformed him to an expert in Project (Monitoring, Supervision & Management).
Ambassador Obinna Nwaka is a Technocrat, Political consultant, business facilitator, a Businessman, Project Manager and Youth development expert with an impressive track record in Election monitoring & Coordinations including Media engagement.
His proficiency in speaking English, Igbo and Yoruba languages is very fluently.
Youth Ambassador on Anti Corruption (EFCC) 2016.
Best Youth leader of the Year (University of Abuja) 2017.
Award of Excellence: (Dare Adeyemo Consult & Foundation) 2018.
Award of Honour as the Outstanding & Selfless Personality of the Year 2021.
The Technocrat is also the CYMS focal person to United Nations (UN), a founding member of Save Nigeria Project (SNP).
Consultant to some Federal government establishments such as;
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), National Commission for Refugees Migrant & Internally Displaced Persons (NCRMID)
New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD Nigeria), United Nations (UN).
His first mentor Mr Ishmael Danielson Nwaka was his late father whom he lost in 2012 during his National Service as a Corper thought him how to read, write and to be hardworking.
In conclusion, he is a patriotic citizen, humanitarian, philanthropist and supporter of good governance.