In 1999, he proceeded to Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi and bagged a Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management. He was at the Marquette University, Milwuakee, USA, Aspen Centre and got a Certificate in Good Governance in 2007. Emeka Ononamadu bagged his Masters Degree in Public Administration from the University of Abuja in 2013. He did his National Youth Service with the Central Bank of Nigeria, Abuja in 1995 and ever since then, Emeka Ononamadu has been actively engaged in the Civil Society Advocacy. The positions he has held in the course of his Civil Society Advocacy include; 2001 – 2004 – North Central Coordinator, Network for Police Reforms in Nigeria 2006 – 2009 – Project Manager, Transformation Education for girls in Nigeria 2003 – 2009 – Deputy Executive Director, Community Action for popular participation 2009 – 2017 – Executive Director, Citizens Centre for Integrated Development and Social Rights 2016 – 2017 – National Coordinator, Publish what you pay in Nigeria 2016 – 2017 – Member, Steering Committee of Open Governance Partnership, amongst others Emeka Ononamadu belongs to so many professional bodies including;
- Friends of Mississippi Consortium for International Development, USA, 2002
- Associate Member, Nigerian Institute of Management, 20103
- Les Apin Fellow on Anti-Corruption and Good Governance, USA, 2007
He is happily married with children Emeka Joseph Ononamadu is the Resident Electoral Commission, Enugu State.