Our Team

Dr. Bell IHUA
Executive Director

Dr. Bell IHUA is currently Executive Director at Africa Polling Institute (API) ..read more 

Olugbenga A. OGUNMEFUN
Associate Director

A highly experienced Social and Market Researcher with over 20 years of professional experience ...read more

Prof. Lawrence O. OBOKOH
Visiting Research Fellow

A University Professor, Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Social Researcher ... read more

Dr. Temidayo AKENROYE
Research Fellow (Non-Resident)

A well-groomed social researcher with over 15 years of experience in survey methods, techniques & sampling, as well as questionnaire design, ... read more

Dr. Chimaobi Valentine OKOLO
Senior Research Consultant

A seasoned economist and research professional with over 12 years of experience working in economic development, financial consulting, social research and ...read more

Amarachi Nelly CHARLES
Corporate Communications Manager

She is  a Communications and Research professional with over 7 years experience cutting across areas in Communication, Media Relations, Organisational Strategy Development, Project Management and ...read more

Godwin Ukachukwu
Finance & Admin Manager

He is currently the Finance and Admin Manager at Africa Polling Institute (API). He is an experienced Accountant with over five years work experience and two years professional experience, with expertise in Accounting, Auditing, Taxation and Human Resource ...read more

Media & Content Creation Associate

A poet, writer and freelance journalist with over 5 years experience working in both for-profit and not-for-profit sector. He possesses strong communication ...read more

Ekene Okonkwo
Research Associate

An enthusiastic and ambitious Economist with expertise in research, monitoring & evaluation and data analysis. He is proficient in the use of statistical tools and has completed courses in research techniques and econometrics.

Mariam BOLKI

She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the Tai Solarin University of Education (TASUED) Ogun State Nigeria. She regularly participates in conducting public opinion polls, interviewing respondents in Hausa language. She is passionate about research, self-motivated and possesses strong administrative skills. She enjoys travelling and meeting new people.



Anointing O. Momoh
Non-Resident Scholar

Anointing is a Non-Resident Scholar at Africa Polling Institute (API). He is an Economist, Public Policy Analyst and Social Researcher with 3years of working experience in supporting, developing and implementing policy research projects both in developing and developed country contexts.

Derick Msafiri
Non-Resident Scholar

An economist with diverse experience in research, data and policy analysis, he is an innovative, dynamic and multi-talented researcher with expertise in governance, development economics, social and political matters with strong analytical capacity in both qualitative and quantitative data. He has been previously engaged in the analysis of data for Policy Making and Public Engagement and achieved rapid progression in major projects from the planning stage through to implementation and completion and have successfully published several policy briefs in reputable platforms.