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Chinedu Afamuefuna Nsofor was born into the Nsofor Royal Family of Nkalafia Royal Dynasty of Irefi, Oraifite, Ekwusigo LGA of Anambra State on the 24th of March 1990. He had his primary school education at Mayrays Primary School Fegge, Onitsha, Anambra State from 1996 to 2002 and secondary school education at Mayrays Secondary School Fegge, Onitsha from 2002 to 2008.

He immediately gained admission into the University of Nigeria Nsukka, Enugu State where he bagged his First Degree in Social Work with an impressive Second Class Upper Division between 2008 to 2012.

In 2015, he proceeded to the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomosho, Oyo State for his Masters Degree, also in the same field of Social Work.

He is presently rounding off his Doctorate Degree Program in the same field. Chinedu Nsofor also attended the Dunamis School of Ministry from January 2016 to June 2016.

A seasoned technocrat, a highly creative, innovative and dynamic leader, Chinedu Nsofor has over the years demonstrated a great capacity for youth development, youth empowerment and mobilization.

His flagship Project, Work While In School Programme has gained National Acclaim and has become a Roadmap to Human Capacity Building among Secondary and Tertiary Institutions Students across the country.

Chinedu is a quintessential Pacesetter who understands the need of being a true Servant in any capacity he finds himself, he possesses the leadership potentials required for proffering solutions to any given task in any Institution or Organization he works with; while bearing in mind the dynamism of the various establishments he works with, while aiming towards achieving their organizational goals and objectives.

Having started early in life to nurture these qualities and potentials through his interest in developing and empowering Nigerian youths and students, he has so far gained so much mileage that his name is now synonymous with Youth Development and Youth Empowerment.

Chinedu Nsofor is a Skilled Networker, Project/Event Manager, Professional Social Worker, Youth/Grassroot Mobilizer, Financial Manager, Public Speaker, ICT Expert and Business Development Expect/ Consultant.

Nsofor has a huge wealth of experience in both Governmental and Non Governmental Sector with great understanding of the International Development Partnership Sector.

He is the Nigeria’s Program Director of Asia– Pacific Sports International since 24th March 2023 till date. Africa/ Nigeria’s Director Asia Pacific International Consult since May 2023 till date, Nigeria/ Africa Business Representative/ General Manager SERI MERSING Consult, Maylaysia, Program Director, Nigeria Association of Economists since 4th of April 2022, National Coordinator G– INITIATIVE since March 30th 2022,Member Management Committee of Global Coalition for Sustainable Environment since March 17th till date, Member Imo State Government’s Committee On Science and Technology Roadmap ( 2020 to 2030) from December 2020 to January 2022, Special Assistant ( Special Duties/ Special Projects) to Chief Dr Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu CFR (AHAEJIAGAMBA NDIGBO) Chairman Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide ( 1st August 2017 to March 24th 2022). National Coordinator Iwuanyanwu Foundation (1st August 2017-24th March 2022). National Coordinator/Board Secretary Iwuanyanwu National Ambulance Foundation (1st August 2017-24th March 2022).

Founder/CEO Work While In School Ventures Ltd. a Company that is currently in Partnership with the Federal Government of Nigeria via the National Commission for Colleges of Education( NCCE) for the implementation of the Work While In School Program in all Colleges of Education in Nigeria, Coordinator Imo FINTECH Programme for 5,000 Imo youths organized by Imo State Government in partnership with Iwuanyanwu Foundation on October- December 2019.

Programme Coordinator of Safety Training for Ambulance Drivers in the South East during COVID19 in 2021. Coordinator, Central Bank of Nigeria- SOUTH EAST Entrepreneurship Development Centre Programme, Owerri Study Centre 2018, Program Coordinator of the Maiden Edition of Inter Secondary Schools Debate Competition for all Secondary Schools in Abuja 2018, organized by the Federal Road Safety Corps in Partnership with Iwuanyanwu National Ambulance Foundation, Program Coordinator of Imo State and Ebonyi State Free Automobile Training Program organized by Innoson Kiara Academy in Partnership with Iwuanyanwu Foundation, Imo and Ebonyi State Governments respectively in 2021.

Program Coordinator Free Physiotherapy Treatment Intervention Programme for Arthritis, Neck Pain, Waist Pain, Patients in Ikeduru LGA of Imo State on the 3rd and 4th of December 2021.

Programmes Manager El–Bethel Global Business School(14th December 2015 to 30th September 2017) Program Coordinator of Chattered Institute of Personnel Management, Abuja Study Centre ( April 2015 to December 2015) Programme Coordinator of 20 days NAPSAS/ National Power Training Institute of Nigeria ( NAPTIN/ SURE- P T VET) Training for Graduate Engineers held in Lagos ( February to March 2015) Business Development Executives at Abuja Graduate School from (September 2014 to December to December 2015), South Eastern Nigeria Advocate/ AMAC–FCT Administrative Secretary of Citizens Club of Nigeria ( March 2014 to September 2014) Admin/ Transport Officer at the Presidency SURE–P National Secretariat Abuja ( NYSC March 2013 to March 2014) Network Manager, University of Nigeria Nsukka Book of Fame Project– Who Is Who In UNN( 2011 till date) Programmes Coordinator of the 2nd Edition of 7 days Work While In School Conference in UNN for about 3,000 Students, National Coordinator/ Board Secretary Igbo Heroes Foundation,2011 till date, Coordinator of the 7days African Education/ ICT Conference by Work While In School Foundation and Institute of African Studies UNN (March 2010).

The Conference attracted the renewal of the N5 Million Annual Scholarship Grant of Dr. Sam Onyishi Foundation including a N50 Million donation to the University.

During the Conference, over 5,000 UNN Students across 7 selected Faculties were trained in various Skills in 2011.

Chinedu Nsofor is the Founder of Work While In School Foundation and Foundation Member of Centre for Entrepreneurship and Development Research UNN Committee on Student Entrepreneurship Peogrammes.

He was also the Chairman of otu Subakwa Igbo UNN Chapter, an Association with Prof. Pita Ojiofor ( Former VC UNIZIK) as the National President.

He was a member Institute of African Studies UNN Committee on Conferences/ Seminars 2011 to 2012, Marketing Manager SOCIOSCOPE LIVE Magazine (The Official Magazine Of The Faculty of Social Science UNN, Office Of The Dean 2011 to 2012, Igwe, Faculty of Social Science UNN 2010 to 2012, Secretary Youth and Dreams Leadership Forum UNN Chapter 2008 to 2012, President Press Club at Mayrays Secondary School Fegge Onitsha 2007 to 2008 and Labour Prefect Mayrays Secondary School Fegge Onitsha Anambra State 2007 to 2008.

As a Public Speaker, he delivered the Inaugural Speech at the 1st University of Nigeria Work While In School Programme held on 5th of December 2011, he also delivered a Module on Entrepreneurship Development during SURE–P. Graduate Internship Scheme Training in Enugu State on the 31st of December 2014, he also delivered another Module on Entrepreneurship Development in also the Graduate Internship Scheme of the Federal Ministry of Finance on the 7th of September 2016 at Bayelsa State.

He equally delivered a Speech on the Theme: Work While In School at the School of Arts, Alvan Ikoku College of Education Owerri,Imo State on the 17th of May 2016; and on Saturday, the 14th of August 2021, he delivered a Speech on: Restructuring, The Panacea To A Peaceful Co-Existence in Nigeria.

A Prolific and Versatile Writer, he has authored several Books among which are: Amazing Grace (A Biography of Chief Dr. Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu) Co- Authored with Unaegbu J.C. Work While in School Book (The Students with Innovation Guidebook) co-authored with Jeff Unaegbu, Chattered Institute of Personnel Management.(CIPM).(Operational Manual. Abuja Graduate School Chattered Institute of Bankers (CIBN) Operational Manual for Coordinating Training Programmes in Abuja Graduate School.

Chinedu Nsofor has received an avalanche of Awards and a plethora of Recognitions among which include: Leadership Excellence Award from the Rotract Club of UNN 2012,Premier Alumni Award By The Department of Social Science Work UNN in 2018, Spotlight Medalist on Entrepreneurship (Big Brothers Award), Meritorious Service Award (National Association of Social Work Students UNN), UNN Raiser of the Year by Golden Heart Foundation in partnership with Trail Blazers Organization, Most Political Student Award by the Nigerian Universities Engineering Students Association UNN chapter, Most Popular Student Award by National Association of Social Work Students UNN Chapter, Most Acknowledged personality of the year by National Association of Archeology Students Association UNN Chapter, amongst others.

Chinedu Nsofor’s hobbies include: Listening to Gospel Music, Deep Worship and Prayers, Reading Inspirational Books and the Holy Bible, Logical Reasoning, Brainstorming, Political Discuss, Youth Empowement and Mobilization.

He is a devoted Christian and a Minister of Gospel of Jesus. He is happily married to Mrs Ebere Nsofor.

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