BOARD OF ADJUDICATORS
Meet the Board of Adjudicators for Catholic Liturgical and Gospel Music Awards.
BENNETH OGBEIWI – CHAIRMAN
OBenneth Ogbeiwi A.K.A “Uncle Ben”, started as a choirboy at St. Dominic’s Choir, St. Dominic’s Catholic Church, Yaba Lagos. To further enhance his singing, he joined Demola Olota and other members to promote the choral group DE CLIQUE VOCALS.
VOCAL COACH: WEST AFRICAN IDOLS SEASON 1
MUSIC FACILITATOR: NOKIA FIRST CHANCE
PRESENTER: CELEBRITY TAKES 2 (SEASONS 1 & 2)
HEAD OF MUSIC: MTN PROJECT FAME WEST AFRICA (TILL DATE)
LADY NGOZI C. OGUGUA (LSM) – BOARD MEMBER
Lady Ngozi C. Ogugua studied Music at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. She has Masters in Public Administration from the University of Abuja. Lady Ngozi studied under the musical tutelage of Mr. Sam Ojukwu, Rev. Dr. A.K Achinivu and Prof. Meki Nzewi.
She is the founding Music Director of the Capital Voices of Abuja (CVA). She has been the Head of Music of the FCT Arts and Culture.
REV. FR. MICHAEL OMACHI – BOARD MEMBER
Rev. Fr. Omachi Arome Michael, is from the Catholic Archdiocese of kaduna and the Parish priest of St Dominic’s Catholic Church, Sabo, Kaduna. He is also the Rector of F. Clef School of music and liturgical studies, kaduna.
HON. EVERYMAN ELEANYA – BOARD MEMBER
Everyman Eleanya started singing at age 9 with his brothers: Nobleman, Wiezman and Bestman in their singing quartet – the Eleanya Brothers – under the tutelage of their father, Sir Emma Eleanya KSM, a veteran Choirmaster. At the University of Ibadan, he honed his talents in the Students Choral Ensemble where he trained under Chike Akwarandu FTCL, Gbenga Oyesanya, and Dr. Ayo Oluranti, took lessons in voice, conducting and General Musicianship and performed works of locally and internationally acclaimed composers. He also belonged to an Acapella sextet, Rockforce, which performed regularly in concerts and musical events on campus and in the South-West region of Nigeria.