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Our Team

Mrs. Agnes Akwanga, (USA) – Executive Director

Mrs. Agnes Akwanga, wife of the honoree is a long-time human rights campaigner. She joined Amnesty International in 1992 and served in the local divisional board of the Human Rights Defense Group (HRDG), founded by the indefatigable African human rights crusader, the late Albert Womah MukongMrs. Akwanga also served as the Board Secretary of Friends of Freedom International and volunteer with Women in Alternative Action, a woman-oriented development organization that operates mostly in the Central African region. In 1997 she was held incommunicado for 48 hours, deprive of food, water, and sleep following the arrest of her husband.

Mrs. Akwanga refused financial payment if she joins the Cameroon National Election Observatory during the legislative election and instead opted to serve freely as an election observer with the Catholic Church through the Archdiocese of Mamfe. However, her exposure of massive fraud by the ruling party on the voters register with hundreds of names of deceased person’s angered the Cameroonian authorities who threatened to jail her alongside her husband.

Dr. Jonathan H. Levy, PhD, (USA) – Legal Counsel

Jonathan Levy, PhD is a member of the International Criminal Court ICC Bar and Chief Administrative Officer of the Organization of Emerging African States OEAS. His international law practice focuses on human rights and national self-determination and he has been involved in several high profile legal cases. Dr. Levy< is also adjunct university faculty at the graduate school level instructing international law and public administration.

Dr. Ayo Whetho, PhD, (USA). – Director of Programs

Ayo Whetho holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree in International Relations from the Obafemi Awolowo University (formerly University of Ife), Nigeria. He also holds a Master of Arts (cum laude) and a PhD. in Political Science from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. He was a lecturer and co-ordinator of the community service programme in the School of Social Sciences at the University of KwaZulu-NatalDr. Whetho was a member of a team of academics that analyzed the African Peer Review Mechanism’s field data for South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal Province. His research in terests are in international political economy, natural resource governance, and conflict transformation, religiosity in Africa’s public sphere and African politics and development.

Ms. Djeneba Bagayoko (UK). – Regional Director for the Sahel

Djeneba Bagayoko is an Italian-born Malian, a women rights campaigner and Pan-Africanist with the vision of uniting all Africans and people of African descent throughout the world. Born in April 1993, Djeneba’s maturity in her public speaking engagements and her knowledge and understanding of the problems affecting the African Girl-Child from lack of the provision of adequate education to child-arranged marriages is exciting. She has put her services to the use of the “Council for the Malian Youth in Italy”, “Black and Ethnic Minority Association” and “African Development Forum” both in BirminghamDjeneba hopes to use her time in the EAHRHI in the development of Africa with emphasis on the rights and protection of the continent’s Girl-Child. And to this end, she intends to live in Bamako, Mali where she will head the Sahel Regional Office of the Institute.

Amadu Joseph Wisdom (Ghana). – Country Representative

Mr. Amadu Joseph Wisdom, Ghana’s Country Representative of the ebenezer akwanga human rights and humanitarian institute (eahrhi) was born at Garu Upper East on September 17, 1985 and speaks three languages, English, Twi and Kusase. Wisdom did his Primary and Secondary High school at Obo Presbyterian and his university studies at Presbyterian University, Kwahu Abetifi in the Eastern Region of Ghana between 2005 and 2009.  He holds a Bachelor of Science degree First Class Honors in Business Administration (Banking and Finance). He is single, a fervent Christian and a dedicated human rights campaigner.

Amadu Joseph Wisdom (Ghana). – Head of ICT

Romeo Azah a southern Cameroonian born on 14/01/90 school at G.B.H.S mbengwi North West region in charge of IT and maintenance.
To me it’s my duty to make the world a place worth living

Peter Serinye. – Head of Communications

Peter Serinye obtained a BA (Hons.) English,(Second Class Upper Division) and Diploma in Education from the University of Cape Coast. After a brief stint of teaching, he joined the state broadcaster, the  Ghana Broadcasting Corporation as news anchor and Producer from 1993-1997. He worked as the first Assistant Country Producer for TV3 Network Ltd., Accra in 1997 the first privately-owned TV station in Ghana, before rejoining the Ghana Education Service as an English Language and Literature teacher. But his love for electronic media brought him back to the News Department of Metropolitan Entertainment Television (Metro TV) as Producer from 2006 to October 2010. After serving as Head of Production at  Contramed Ltd, a private media production and PR firm, he rejoined Metro TV as News Editor in March 2015. Peter Serinye was appointed Head of  News of the IMAX Media Group in June 2020, a media empire comprising two tv and three radio stations.