GENERAL SECRETARY – ERIC OBOSEKOKHUNE EDEWEDE
ERIC (Born 19, Feb, 1983) was appointed the acting General Secretary of ACCIOBA Benin Branch on 18th August, 2013 under the chairmanship of Mr. Patrick Idiagboya. He was thereafter elected General Secretary on the 25thMay, 2014 when the tenure of Patrick ended.
Eric attended Annunciation Catholic College, Irrua, after which he had his first degree in Geography and Regional Planning at the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State.
He is an avid MBA student of the University of Benin, Benin City, Edo state, with a passion for disseminating and impacting knowledge. He has several professional industry certificates in Information Technology (NIIT) and Management.
Eric is a graduate member of the prestigious Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM), Chartered and trained HIV/AIDS Counsellor and tester by the Association forReproductive and Family Health (ARFH) in collaboration with National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).
Since January, 2009, Eric has been a staff of one of the leading Pension Fund Administrators in Nigeria, ARM Pension Managers (PFA) limited as a marketing executive.
His quest for greener pastures, which could optimize his potentials and ambitions, caused him to joined ACCIOBA in February 2011, at the meeting held at the residence of Mr. Tony Ulinfoh and have since been an active member of the association.
Eric has received several awards and commendations including:
- Brigadier General Commander of 1stBrigade Nigeria Army, Sokoto as an outstanding corps member, batch B’’ 2009/2010
- Commendation from the State coordinator, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Sokoto state.
- Certificate of excellence by Geographyand Regional Planning Student Association of Nigeria, Ambrose Alli University Chapter as electoral committee chairman in May, 2006/2007 session (GARPSAN).
Eric potential for growth is high. He loves conducting researches, reading, listen to news, travelling and written reports.
Eric is fondly loved by all who contact him for his very amiable personality.