CDD Loses Senior Fellow Professor Ebere Onwudiwe
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has announced the passing of Professor Ebere Onwudiwe, who died on Saturday, January 9, 2021.
According to a statement the CDD regrets to announce the passing of Professor Onwudiwe, who
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.
Also in a statement the Menmme Onwudiwe said “Prof. Onwudiwe was a man who loved his family and friends. He hailed from Isunjaba, Imo State, Nigeria. Prof. Onwudiwe was an author, a columnist, and a social commentator of issues relating to Nigeria and Africa.”
On his twitter page, the Country Director of DAI. Dr. Joe Abah described the late professor as a brilliant scholar
“The brilliant scholar and committed patriot Professor Ebere Onwudiwe
@Prof_Onwudiwe has passed on from Covid-19 complications. May your soul rest in perfect peace, my senior friend.”
Further announcement on his funeral arrangement will be made by his family.