Emmanuel Chidiebere Ubamadu


Member of Board of Trustees, SID Foundation (Corporate Secretary)


He is the Managing Director and principal artist at Black Passionate Art Gallery, a highly professional and standard art gallery in Benin City. He is the Administrative Officer of the CGMi GLOBAL bishopric and Senior Pastor of CGMi Church Plus. Emmanuel Ubamadu graduated from the University of Benin with a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine and Applied Arts. He also holds a Certificate in Project Management from CUPE (UK) under the Benson Idahosa University consultancy services department.


He is a very passionate individual with great interest in Leadership development and positive societal impact. He began his leadership career at the age of 15 and has since then been involved in various responsibilities both in church and secular environments.

While on campus as an undergraduate, he founded the local chapter of the Christian Fellowship International there at the Ekewan campus of the University of Benin, where he served as 1st Vice President for the fellowship for four (4) years before he graduated. He was drafted to do a missionary work in Askira Uba town, a community in Southern Borno State of Nigeria where he took responsibility for four (4) churches which he was able to grow, sustain and strengthen over the period of seven months while the assignment lasted. He was ordained a minister into the office of a Pastor in 2005, by the Archbishop M. E. Benson Idahosa. He has been involved in teenage and youth ministry since his teenage days and has raised a number of great men and women in Christ who are today spread across various parts of the globe and are succeeding and doing exploits everywhere they go.


He founded Chidis Black Passionate Koncepts in 1996, an Art and Fashion Company he intends to grow to become a global phenomenon with interest in Arts and arts related ventures. In 2011, he participated in the Federal Government Business Plan Competition and emerged one of the first set of winners of the program and received a grant sum to support his business. Today as an entrepreneur, he is an employer of labor.


Emmanuel Ubamadu is happily married to Barr. Chioma Ubamadu and they both have two wonderful boys, Myles and Leroy.