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Emeka Oparah
Emeka Oparah has 23 years of consistent communications practice spanning journalism, advertising, public relations, events, sponsorships and corporate social responsibility and public affairs. 

He is one of Nigeria’s leading experts in crisis communication, leadership transition, change management and rebranding. He is reputed for managing the ownership and management crisis, seven leadership changes and six brand name changes in one of the leading telecommunications companies in Nigeria, Airtel Nigeria. 

Over the past two decades and half, Oparah has built up a broad and resourceful network of contacts in the media, government, politics, and society at large with significant capacity, therefore, to lobby productively. 

As Vice President Corporate Communications & Corporate Social Responsibility, he leads the team that develops the strategies and executes various activities in the management of media relations, social media communications, consumer affairs, internal communications, government relations and social investments.

Born November 29, 1966, to late Mr. Ethelbert Oparah and Mrs. Francisca Oparah in Imo State, he graduated BA (Hons.) top of his class in Mass Communications of University of Nigeria, Nsukka, in 1990 and holds a post-graduate Diploma in International Public Relations.

A member of the International Public Relations Association (IPRA); International Association of Business Communicators (IABC); Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) and Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON), he has attended numerous courses locally and internationally in Communications, Management and Leadership. 

Oparah is a social commentator and contributes frequently to national discourse through the social media and major national newspapers. He spends quality time mentoring and coaching aspiring young leaders as well as in motivational talks. 

In his spare time, he works on the establishment of The Ethelbert Foundation, which will immortalize the memories and legacies of his late father, Mr. Ethelbert Oparah, and create awareness for Diabetes and Hypertension as well as support less privileged children. He also enjoys reading, traveling, photography, dancing, hunting, football, tailoring and cooking.

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