NIHI OUADELE John, Commissioner for political participation, Nigeria

19. 03. 25

NIHI OUADELE John, Commissioner for political participation, Nigeria


Oladele John Nihi, fondly referred to as “Nihi” by friends and associates, hails from Aiyegunle (Ohon) Gbede in Ijumu Local Government Area of Kogi State, Nigeria. He was born to the family of Chief Joshua and Madam Elizabeth Nihi on July 15, 1987. He obtained his first School Leaving Certificate from Model Primary School, Iyah, Iyah Gbede and West African Examination Certificate from Ogede Secondary School, Aiyetoro Gbede in 2007 both in Ijumu Local Government Area of Kogi State.

Comr. Nihi is a graduate of the prestigious Kogi State University, Anyigba, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science in the year 2011.

His passion and belief in peaceful conflict resolution propelled him to go for higher studies in that discipline and he obtained his Masters Degree in Peace Studies & Conflict Resolution from the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) in 2016. A prolific communicator and very savvy in the use of information technology, Nihi was Head, Information and Communication Desk, Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Youth & Student Matters from 2012 to 2015.

Nihi is a kind, enthusiastic believer in humanity and promoter of Youth socio-political and economic emancipation especially at the grassroots; Youth Education and Empowerment.

Nihi has been involved in numerous peace-building activities and championed peaceful resolution of conflicts at various levels with a track record of outstanding successes. These have earned him various Recognition and Merit Awards in different parts of the country