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Emmanuel Chimezie Uguru

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Emmanuel Chimezie Uguru

Africa Sanitation Monitoring Support Officer

Emmanuel Uguru, a Nigerian, currently works with the African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW) to support the monitoring and reporting functions of the institution. He holds a bachelor’s degree in statistics and is presently pursuing a master’s degree in computer science, with a specialization in information technology and data security.

He has extensive experience working with the 55 African Union (AU) member countries, with AMCOW development partners, civil society groups, and non-governmental stakeholders, to monitor and report on country water and sanitation progress status in Africa.

 

In the past five years, he has gained an in-depth understanding of the AU Commitments in accelerating progress toward achieving the SDG 6 targets, the Africa Water Vision 2025, and components of water and sanitation in the strategic framework of AU’s Agenda 2063 - 

made by Heads of State and Government (HoSG), the Ministers and Heads of Delegation responsible for water and sanitation.

 

Emmanuel communicates effectively with good interpersonal skills. He also has reliable hands-on data analysis and project management skills, which he brings to the table to help support AMCOW in efficiently planning and coordinating high-level dialogues, sector conferences, and meeting workshops across the continent.

He passionately enjoys sports, networking, internet surfing for new ideas, religious discussions, and chillax.