Ike, Obiora Francis



Msgr. Prof. Obiora Francis Ike is a Nigerian Catholic Priest, Prelate, scholar, grassroots development practitioner and human right activist. He is the Founder and Director of the Nigerian Ethics Research Centre, the Caholic Institute of Development, Justice, Peace and Caritas, Co-Founder and Chairman of the leading Nigerian Umuchinemere Microfinance Bank, and Chairman of the Enugu State Economic Advisory Committee. As an academic, he is also Professor and Chair for Ethics and Intercultural Studies at the Godfrey Okoye University, Enugu.

Ike’s activities are dedicated to youth development, poverty eradication, health, conflict management, interreligious dialogue and values-driven leadership. A recipient of over 50 awards, he is President of the Club of Rome, Nigeria Chapter since 2006, Executive Director of the Geneva based Global Ethics Centre, members of several science and arts institutes, and founder and director of over 17 NGOs in Nigeria and abroad.

Ike has a personal website here.