Father Ambrose Uchenna Ekeroku

Father Ambrose Uchenna Ekeroku, OCD is a Catholic priest from Nigeria. He is a member of the Order of the Discalced Carmelites. He worked for a decade as the Executive Director of Carmelites Prisoners’ Interest Organization (CAPIO) – a human rights not-for-profit organization of the Discalced Carmelites in Nigeria.  His dedication to the work of CAPIO, and ensuring that the basic rights of those incarcerated are protected, consequently led to additional responsibility as the Catholic Chaplain of Maximum Security Prison in Enugu. His dedication to his vocation propelled him to excel and graduated with a double Major in Philosophy and Theology. He is respected for his outstanding, selfless and impactful contributions made as the Executive Director of CAPIO. Father Ambrose is intensely passionate about building societal peace through crime prevention interventions among youths. Today, Father Ambrose is a Priest, a counselor, a human rights advocate, an activist, a public speaker, a confidant and a cherished friend to the needy.