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Ms Catherine Udida


Head of CVE for Nigeria’s Office of the National Security Adviser

Catherine Imaji Udida studied Sociology at the University of Calabar and was employed in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1987. She has served in various capacities both within and outside Nigeria including as Focal Point for Women at the Nigerian High Commission from 1992 - 1995. She served as Consul in the Embassy of Nigeria, Lome, Togo and Embassy of Nigeria Switzerland. She attended the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru Jos, where she was investiture, Member National Institute. She was seconded to the Office of the National Security Adviser as Head P/CVE in January 2017.