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BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIAN Born Media Expert, CHINEDU MOGHALU Appointed into UNITED NATIONS World Food Programme…Heads Communication & Advocacy for Africa *African Risk Capacity is a Specialised Agency of African Union that provides African sovereigns with capacity building services for early warning, contingency planning and risk finance *Task to lead efforts in ensuring that work of ARC in responding to challenges of climate change, natural disaster risk management is strategically communicated to the Member States *Earlier worked served as Regional Head of Nigerian Export-Import Bank for the Southeast, Delta states in Nigeria; Head of Corporate Communication Division at its headquarters in Abuja *Holds Masters degree in Communications for Development, other degrees in Political Science and Law from University of Nigeria, Nsukka and University of Lagos *HE’S an active member of the Nigerian Bar Association, International Bar Association, International Public Relations Association and sits on the Board of Chigari Foundation BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

BREAKING NEWS:

NIGERIAN Born Media Expert, CHINEDU MOGHALU Appointed into UNITED NATIONS World Food Programme…Heads Communication & Advocacy for Africa

*African Risk Capacity is a Specialised Agency of African Union that provides
African sovereigns with capacity building services for early warning, contingency
planning and risk finance
*Task to lead efforts in ensuring that work of ARC in responding to challenges of climate change, natural disaster risk management is strategically communicated to the Member States
*Earlier worked served as Regional Head of Nigerian Export-Import Bank for the Southeast, Delta states in Nigeria; Head of Corporate Communication Division at its headquarters in Abuja
*Holds Masters degree in Communications for Development, other degrees in Political Science and Law from University of Nigeria, Nsukka and University of Lagos
*HE’S an active member of the Nigerian Bar Association, International Bar Association, International Public Relations Association and sits on the Board of
Chigari Foundation

BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

HE’S A SUCCESS STORY TO NIGERIAN COMMUNICATIONS, MEDIA INDUSTRIES, AS WELL AS THE LEGAL SECTOR IN AFRICA. It did not come to many as a surprise to many as Nigerian born CHINEDU MOGHALU was appointed yesterday as Head, Communications & Advocacy for the Africa
Risk Capacity (ARC) / United Nations World Food Programme with immediate effect in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Naija Standard received a press statement which states that in this position, Moghalu will be leading efforts to ensure that the work of ARC in responding to the challenges of climate change and natural disaster risk management is strategically communicated to the Member States and the international
community in a way that secures commitment and boosts resource mobilization.

For the records, the African Risk Capacity is a Specialised Agency of the African Union that provides African sovereigns with capacity building services for early warning, contingency planning and risk finance

ARC is a Specialised Agency of the African Union that provides African sovereigns with capacity building services for early warning, contingency planning and risk finance towards protecting the livelihoods of their vulnerable citizens against the impact of natural disasters through home-grown, innovative, cost-effective, timely and sustainable solutions.

Prior to this position, Moghalu, at various times, worked as the Regional Head
of Nigerian Export-Import Bank (NEXIM) for the Southeast and Delta states in
Nigeria; as well the Head of the Corporate Communication Division at its
headquarters in Abuja.

Before joining NEXIM Bank, Mr. Moghalu had more than 10 years career with various United Nations agencies, including the ILO and the Global Fund for AIDS,
Tuberculosis and Malaria.

For his education, Chinedu Moghalu holds M.Sc. degree in Communications for Development, and other degrees in Political Science, and Law from University of Nigeria, Nsukka and University of Lagos, in Nigeria.

Moghalu is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association, International Bar Association, International Public Relations Association (IPRA), and sits on the Board of the Chigari Foundation.

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