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About Kpakpando Foundation

Working to support persons
with disabilities in Nigeria/Africa!

Kpakpando foundation for the person with a disability (PWD) is the foremost operational non -governmental organisation poised with the drive to cater to the vital needs and well-being of the person with a disability in Nigeria.


Founded on 30th October 2005, under the able leadership of an icon with a heart of gold, Senator Osita Izunaso, Kpakpando foundation has and will continue to bring succour to the teeming numbers of persons with disability spread across Nigeria.


Our Vision

Kpakpando foundation passionately believes in the ingenuity of person living with Disability, working with them to acquire educational skills and resources necessary to build self-sufficient purposeful lives, thereby unleashing their potentials for the good of their own nation through sustainable goals by 2026.


Our Mission

The mission of The Kpakpando Foundation for persons with disability (PWD) is to provide qualitative education, skills acquisition, healthcare and advocacy to the person with disability spread across Nigeria as a nation.

Senator Osita Bonaventure Izunaso



Izunaso was born on the 30th of October 1966,  in Ohanku village in Oru-West Local Government Area of Imo State. His father’s name is Joseph Izunaso and Mothers name is Mary Izunaso both are still alive,

Izunaso attended Trinity High School Oguta, where he was a House Captain from 1979-1983; school of Basic Studies Makurdi, where he was the Public Relations Officer of the Literary Circle of the English Department, Internal Institute of Journalism Abuja, 1997-1988; University of Calabar 2000-2001.


Izunaso worked as a Reporter at Satellite Newspaper Enugu, 1990; Abuja Bureau Chief, Satellite Newpapers 1991; State House Correspondent, Satellite Newspaper, Presidential Villa, Abuja 1990-1992; Chief Press Secretary to the Speaker House of Representatives Abuja, 1992-1992; Chief Press Secretary to the Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports 1995-1997; Head Media and Public Relations to the Honourable Minister of Labour and Productivity 1998-1999; Vhief  Press Secretary to the Senate President Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999-2000; Executive Assistant to the Governor of Imo State on Policy and Strategy 2002-2002; Chairman/CEO Imo Broadcasting Corporation,


Senator Izunaso has always shown concern and love for the less privileged people in the society. It is this profound desire to assess and put smiles on the faces of these categories of members of our society that led him to establish the KPAKPANDO FOUNDATION for the physically challenged Persons in 2006, he has been the Chairman till date. This charity organization was established among other things, to cater for the needs of persons with disability across the Federation.13t has over 1000 persons with disabilities in its membership; it has over 3000 persons in its Tertairy and Secondary Scholarship; have trained and started business for over 700 persons with disability.


Izunaso’s special areas of interest include: Oil and Gas, Maritime, Transportation, Housing etc. His Hobbies are: Reading, Writing, Moluding of Public Opinion and Strategic Planning.

Pat John-Oseh

Director General

Pat John-Oseh is a graduate of Manchester Metropolitan University. An author, a motivational speaker, a philanthropist, an ambassador for values and Ethics, and a certified life coach. Over the past 25 years, she has coached and mentored men, women, youth, and children in their numbers. The program, my Thursdays are for you is a one-on-one free coaching and mentoring program where she helps people find their purpose and counsel them on many other issues of life. On a daily basis, she inspires, motivates, and makes a positive impact in the lives of people through her various humanitarian works, inspirational quotes and posts, audio-visual motivational/inspirational documentary series, and many more.

Barr. Onyinyechi Okwubodu

Programs Manager

Barr. Onyinyechi Okwubodu was born in Enugu State, Nigeria, and hails from amakohia in ihitte-Uboma Local Government Area of Imo State,

Obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from Baze University, FCT, Abuja. In 2016 and LB from the Nigerian Law School, Bwari, Abuja (2018)

Served as an assistant legal officer at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation in 2017

Presently Serving as the Program Manager at Kpakpando Foundation.

Blessing Eyam

Public Relations Officer

Eyam Blessing hails from Ikom Local Government Area of Cross River State.

She obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from the then Cross River University Of Technology (CRUTECH) now University of Cross River State (UNICROSS) in 2017.

Presently, she serves as the Public Relations Officer/Front desk officer at Kpakpando Foundation.


IT Specialist

Agada Araki is a Design Innovator, Branding Expert, Web Developer, and graduate of computer science from Madonna University Elele.

He is passionate about design, attention to detail, picking up new skills, and constantly improving.

Presently serving in the role of IT Specialist at Kpakpando Foundation.

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