CS-SUNN Staff

Beatrice Nwamaka Eluaka

Beatrice Nwamaka Eluaka

Executive Secretary

 

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Name

Beatrice Nwamaka Eluaka 

Title

Executive Secretary

Areas of Expertise

She is Nutritionist/Dietitian with more than 30 years’ experience in Nutrition Programme Planning and Management.

Experience/Career History/Accomplishments/Professional Affiliations

Between 1982 and 2011, she worked as a Nutritionist and Gender Focal Person in the Federal Ministry of Health, Nigeria with the responsibility for policy and programme design, implementation, monitoring and supervision including capacity building for nutrition and related health issues such as maternal, infant and young child nutrition, prevention of non-communicable diseases, prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, promotion of key household practices and gender mainstreaming. She has also been involved in nutritional status surveys and project monitoring and assessment. She is a Master trainer on Baby Friendly Initiative, Infant and Young Child Feeding Counseling and played a key role in the development of the Health Sector Nutrition Policy as well as Guidelines and training manuals on Nutrition. Beatrice has represented Nigeria at several regional and international fora on Nutrition and Gender. Following her retirement from the Public Service as Head of Nutrition in December 2011, she worked as an independent consultant on Nutrition and Health issues providing technical support and advice to International NGOs in her area of expertise. She was also deeply involved in the training of community health workers and setting up and mentoring community support groups for improving the nutritional status and quality of life of women and children in Nigeria. Between 2012 and 2016, she worked with Save the Children International as Nutrition Advisor on the USAID sponsored SPRING Project which ended in September 2016.  Beatrice joined CS-SUNN in October 2016 as Project Director. She is a Fellow of the Nutrition Society of Nigeria and was at various times the Publicity Secretary, Secretary and President of the Nutrition Society of Nigeria between 1983 and 2002.

Educational Background

She holds a Master of Science degree in Human Nutrition and Food from Howard University, Washington D.C. 1980, a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from Pratt Institute, New York, 1979 and several Post Graduate Diplomas and Certificates in Dietetics and Food Management, Infant Nutrition, Food Science and Nutrition, Health Planning and Management, M&E of Health, Nutrition & Population Programs, from institutions within and outside Nigeria.

Additional Skills

 

Social Media Handles (Very Important) Facebook, Twitter, Official Email

@beatluk

Beluaka@cs-sunn.org

Sunday Okoronkwo

Sunday Okoronkwo

Project Manager

 

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Name

Okoronkwo Sunday

Title

Project Manager

Areas of Expertise

He has over the years-built expertise in Project Management, Policy and budgetary advocacy, leadership and effective engagement with state actors/non-state actors for improved nutrition in Nigeria.

Experience/Career History/Accomplishments/Professional Affiliations

Civil Society Scaling Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN) as Project Manager in 2014 with over 7 years’ experience in Project Management. He was a key member of the CS-SUNN team that successfully implemented the Nutrition advocacy project in Kaduna, Niger, Nasarawa and at the national under the Partnership for Advocacy in Child and Family Health (PACFaH-2014-2017) funded by BMGF.
Prior to joining CS-SUNN, Mr. Okoronkwo has worked as Consultant/APO at Prisoners Rehabilitation and Welfare Action (PRAWA) in charge of Kuje, Suleja and Keffi Prisons Case Management System component of the Speeding Up Criminal Justice in Nigeria project funded by funded by J4A/DFID. He was a member of the team that assisted the Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) to develop an Automated Case Management System (CMS) that enabled efficient tracking of Remand Prisoners and Convicts in order to meet the needs of the criminal justice process.

Educational Background

He has also worked as Centre Manager with Entrepreneurship Enhancement Centre (EEC). While in this position, he led the team in Monitoring and Evaluation of the 2008 and 2009 Debt Relief Gains (DRGs) / MDGs projects/programmes (Projects/programmes covered health, education and Agricultural sectors) in Cross River State.  EEC under the project conducted an independent assessment of project’s impact on benefiting communities.

Additional Skills

 

Social Media Handles (Very Important) Facebook, Twitter, Official Email

@OkoronkwoSunday

Sokoronkwo@cs-sunn.org

LILIAN AJAH-MONG

LILIAN AJAH-MONG

Communications Officer

 

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Name

Lilian Chineye Okafor

Title

Communications Officer

Areas of Expertise

A Journalist and a Communications/Media Expert with over 7 years’ experience in journalism, newswriting, news editing, and programme production as well as News/Programme presentation.  She is also experienced in developing and operationalizing Communication and Social Media Strategies.

Experience/Career History/Accomplishments/Professional Affiliations

She joined CS-SUNN in 2017 and currently leads the Media and Communications unit to develop and implement effective communications strategies build, facilitate and promote CS-SUNN’s visibility and corporate brand among nutrition partners and potential targets. She was Former News/ Sub editor, Programme producer, Reporter and News caster at Vision FM 92.1, Abuja.  Former Head of News, News Editor, Reporter and News Caster at Dasamal Television Network (on NTA Star times), Abuja. Former Media and Communications Advisor at Synod of the North, PCN. Former Reporter with the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, Kaduna. 

Educational Background

HND in Mass Communication

Additional Skills

Video and photography skills, content creation across social media and other visibility platforms

Social Media Handles (Very Important) Facebook, Twitter, Official Email

@Monglil

Lajahmong@cs-sunn.org

Jayne Arinze-Egemonye

Jayne Arinze-Egemonye

SNR. M & E Officer

 

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Name

Jayne Arinze-Egemonye

Title

Snr. Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Areas of Expertise

Leading the internal process for promoting and
ensuring compliance with laws, regulation, organisation policies and donor funds.

Experience/Career History/Accomplishments/Professional Affiliations

She had previously worked with the International Republican Institute, John Snow Inc. and White Ribbon Alliance Nigeria focusing on capacity building, supply chain management systems, policy and programme management. She has experience working with the government (local, state and federal) and Civil Society Organizations in different of Nigeria over the last decade. Jayne runs a social media campaign “Nutrismart” which  focuses on poor nutrition outcomes in Africa by empowering people to identify foods with high nutrient value, educate and communicate nutritious foods so that caregivers and consumers can make informed choices and work with individuals who are looking to make dietary and lifestyle changes that will lead to healthier lifestyles.   Also, she is the author of “Authentic Everyday Recipes for Smart Children” 

Educational Background

 

Additional Skills

Blogging or Mentoring young women and girls

Social Media Handles (Very Important) Facebook, Twitter, Official Email

Jarinze@cs-sunn.org

Daga Veronica Iwanger

Daga Veronica Iwanger

INTERNAL AUDIT AND COMPLIANCE OFFICER

 

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Name

Daga Iwanger Veronica

Title

Internal Audit and Compliance Officer

Areas of Expertise

Leading the internal process for promoting and
ensuring compliance with laws, regulation, organization policies and donor funds.

Experience/Career History/Accomplishments/Professional Affiliations

Over 5 years’ experience in Non – governmental sector finance. She joined CS-SUNN in 2015 as the Finance Officer keeping track of expenses and other financial transactions, mainly involving expense entry tracking and record keeping, before becoming the Audit and Compliance Officer in 2018. Prior to joining CS-SUNN, Veronica was the Finance and
Administrative Officer for a USAID Funded water project (Sustainable Water and Sanitation in Africa) Abakaliki, Ebonyi State.

Educational Background

B.Sc. in Accounting 

Additional Skills

Reading and Surfing the Internet

Social Media Handles (Very Important) Facebook, Twitter, Official Email

Dveronica@cs-sunn.org

Mary Ajakaye

Mary Ajakaye

Project Officer

 

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Name Mary Ajakaye
Title (New Portfolios for Old Staff) Project Officer
Areas of Expertise Nutrition program development, research, nutrition counselling and advocacy
Experience/Career History/Accomplishments/Professional Affiliations Mary has over four years’ experiences as a nutritionist with diverse work experience with INGOs and NGOs in Nigeria.  She is an advocate for societal development. Mary is a member of NSN, AFEM, She Leads Africa, YALINetworks. She co-authored a scientific publication on breastfeeding and textbooks on maternal and child nutrition.
Educational Background Has an Advance Post graduate Diploma in Public Health Research (APGDPHR), B.Sc Nutrition and Dietetics, diploma in HSE, Gender-sensitive value Chain and Project Management.
Additional Skills Presentation, report writing, data analysis, project management, communication and programming.
Kunle Ishola

Kunle Ishola

Project Assistant

 

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Name

Kunle Ishola

Title

Project Assistant

Areas of Expertise

 

Experience/Career History/Accomplishments/Professional Affiliations

He joined Civil Society – Scaling Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN) in the year 2016 as a Program Volunteer with specialization in Nutrition Advocacy, Program Planning and
Implementation. He has been a research assistant with Save the Children/Institute of Public Health, OAU on a Stop Diarrhea Project and a baseline survey with the goal of reducing maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidity in Lagos State. He was a Corp Peer Education Trainer (CPET) on Reproductive Health and HIV and AIDS Prevention and Care. He is a master trainer on Advocacy Skills and Strategies and has facilitated workshops for over 100 Civil Society Organizations across the North West and North East Geopolitical zones of Nigeria

Educational Background

He holds a Master degree in Public Health (MPH) from the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife in Osun State, a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Microbiology from the University of Ilorin, Kwara State. He’s bagged short time
certificates in Introduction to Nutrition, Family Planning, Female Genital Mutilation/cutting from the Global Health e-Learning (GHeL), Basic Leadership Certificate and Power of Execution from Springtime Leadership Consult, Nigeria.

Additional Skills

Passionate trainer, excellent presentation and report writing skills, script writing, rehearseing play
roles. 

Social Media Handles (Very Important) Facebook, Twitter, Official Email

Kishola@cs-sunn.org

Victor Okechukwu Onyeka

Victor Okechukwu Onyeka

Admin /Human Resource Officer
DESCRIPTION DETAILS
Name Victor Okechukwu Onyeka
Title Amin /Human Resource Officer
Areas of Expertise Administration/Logisitics/Procurement
Experience/Career History/Accomplishments/Professional Affiliations Victor (Bosco de Young) is the Human Resource/Admin Officer at the Civil Society- Scaling Up Nutrition in Nigeria CS-SUNN. He is passionate about progressive positive change in himself and  everyone  around him wherever he finds himself. Victor has over 10 years’ experience in marketing and administration in different sectors; banking, telecommunication, construction, and health. Prior to joining CS-SUNN he worked at Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organisation (WEWE) as Admin Officer/Program Assistant in the USAID LOPIN-2 project.
Educational Background B. Arts (Philosophy), Diploma (Business Administration)
Additional Skills  Singing and playing musical instruments
Social Media Handles (Very Important) Facebook, Twitter, Official Email Facebook: Twitter:

Official Email: vonyeka@cs-sunn.org

Olayemi Olatubosun Oladapo

Olayemi Olatubosun Oladapo

Admin/Logistics Assistant
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Name Olayemi Olatubosun Oladapo
Title Admin/Logistics Assistant
Areas of Expertise Administration/Logisitics/Procurement
Experience/Career History/Accomplishments/Professional Affiliations Olayemi Olatubosun Oladapo is an Admin/Logistics Assistant at the Civil Society Scaling up Nutrition in Nigeria working on the PINNS Project. He has prior experiences in Administration, Logistics and Procurement with Partnership for Transforming Health Systems (PATHS II) and International Labour Organization, Abuja.
Educational Background BSc Sociology, Masters of Industrial and Industrial Relations (MILR)
Additional Skills Graphics design, Video Editing,
Social Media Handles (Very Important) Facebook, Twitter, Official Email Facebook: @dapobosun

Twitter: @israelolayemi2

Official Email: oolatubosun@cs-sunn.org

Oguntade Isaac Dare

Oguntade Isaac Dare

Project Assistant
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Name Oguntade Isaac Dare
Title (New Portfolios for Old Staff) Project Assistant
Areas of Expertise Programs and Communications
Experience/Career History/Accomplishments/Professional Affiliations Oguntade Isaac Dare is a Project Assistant at the Civil Society Scaling up Nutrition in Nigeria working on the PINNS Project. He had preciously carried out projects on the MDGs in 2012 in Jigawa state. He was a STEM Consultant for a couple of years and has volunteered with a few NGOs among which he spent most of his volunteering years with CS-SUNN.

 

He has about seven (7) years  hands on experience/training on several areas of advocacy and has also facilitated several capacity building on different topics especially Nutrition Advocacy in several states in Nigeria including Lagos, Delta, Nasarawa, Borno, Yobe, Anambra, Enugu, Kwara, Kano, Gombe, Katsina, Kaduna, Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara and FCT.

 

He has also been involved in planning and execution of several advocacy programs most of which has not only hit the targeted goals but also resulted in desired changes in certain expected areas. He has a strong desire and passion for a better Nigeria especially to seeing her becoming a country where every citizen has food and nutrition is secured.

 

Educational Background BSc Physics
Additional Skills Project Management, Capacity Building, Facilitation, Budgeting, Data Analysis, Proposal Development, Photography, Videography, Photo/Video Editing, Blogging/vlogging.
Social Media Handles (Very Important) Facebook, Twitter, Official Email Blogs: theisaacdare.blogspot.com.ng, theexcellentisaacdare.blogspot.com.ng,  Facebook: Isaac Dare Twitter: @isaacwacor email: doguntade@cs-sunn.org, theisaacdare@gmail.com
Orji Ijeoma Maureen

Orji Ijeoma Maureen

Finance Assistant

 

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Name

Orji Ijeoma Maureen

Title

Finance Assistant 

Areas of Expertise

 

Experience/Career History/Accomplishments/Professional Affiliations

With two years’ experience volunteering in the Non-governmental sector, in providing high-quality support to management for effective team collaboration. She joined CS-SUNN in April 2018 as the Finance Assistant

Educational Background

Bachelor of Science (BSc) Degree in Accounting 

Additional Skills

 

Social Media Handles (Very Important) Facebook, Twitter, Official Email

Iorji@cs-sunn.org

Halimat Igiekhumeh

Halimat Igiekhumeh

Finance Manager
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Name Halimat Igiekhumeh
Title (New Portfolios for Old Staff) Finance Manager
Areas of Expertise
Experience/Career History/Accomplishments/Professional Affiliations Halimat has over eight years of experience working with INGOs and NGOs both in Finance and Compliance in various donor funded projects. She has previously worked with Solina Health Limited, Solina Centre for International Development and Research and Helen Keller International. She is a Certified Chartered Accountant with Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA). She is also an Associate of National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria.
Educational Background She holds a B.Sc in Business Administration and Management and also HND in Accounting and Finance.
Additional Skills Training and capacity building, change management, creative problem-solving skills.
Social Media Handles (Very Important) Facebook, Twitter, Official Email higiekhumeh@cs-sunn.org