Boniface Anthony is an expert and seasoned trainer in Emergency Humanitarian Preparedness and Response with over 16 years’ experience. He is currently the Program Manager of the Emergency Preparedness and Response Team (EPRT) Department under the Social Justice and Human Development for Peace Initiative (JDPC Jos), a partner of MCC Nigeria.
His work with EPRT covers five major thematic areas of the department: Establishment of Peace Clubs in Secondary Schools; Monitoring Early Warning for Early Action; Coordination of Humanitarian Emergency Preparedness and Response; Capacity building for humanitarian actors in Nigeria; Trainer on Psychological First Aid (PFA) and Psycho-Social Support (PSS). He contributed to the review and validation of the Contingency plans for States in Nigeria with support from UNICEF and OXFAM Novib. He supported Mission 21 to build the capacity of their partners in Nigeria and beyond. Boniface was the first facilitator of “Peace Education Strategies” at the Peace Training Centre (PTC) Jos, serving since 2016 to date, and was instrumental to the introduction of EPRT as a course at PTC, established by API alumni with support from MCC. He himself is an alumnus of API 2012 in Lusaka, Zambia. If his experience were to be converted into university degrees, he would be a Professor by now. He holds a degree in Computer Science, Programming and Applications and has attended many courses within and around Nigeria.