Anthony-Claret Onwutalobi is an education counsellor, author, poet and activist, from Anambra, Nigeria. He is the founder and CEO of the Codewit Global Network, an international organization which help communities and youth in Africa with educational development. He is the publisher and editor in chief of Codewit World News.
Anthony-Claret was born in Otolo Nnewi in the part of Eastern Region that is known today as Anambra State and was educated at Holy Ghost Juniorate, Ihiala. He later attended INTI College Sarawak in Association with the University of Wollongong, Australia (UOW) and graduated with High Distinction from the Internet, Science and Software Engineering. Anthony-Claret later worked at INTI International University College, Sarawak, Malaysia as an Education Counselor, and through his involvement in tutoring programmes and seminars in schools and university he was actively supporting future prominence of youths involved in the society and youth empowerment program in Africa and beyond
Anthony-Claret has been extensively involved in student politics at both school and university. He has held leadership positions in number organizations. He was elected the president of African Students’ Association; hitherto, he displayed admirable leadership skills and won Best service award 2004. As president, he organized the First African convention 2005, in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia to discuss issues facing Africans today. Anthony-Claret has organized a host of cultural and charity events and has fought for the rights of Africans citizens in Diaspora. His zeal for helping the underprivileged is commendable. He has dedicated himself to increasing the profile of young African men and women in the university.
Anthony-Claret relocated to Finland in 2007, where he founded Codewit Global Network, an organization that is in the process of renewing the African image and restore black pride in the world and promotes democracy and human rights in Africa. His works have led him increasingly to the conviction that the solution to the African problem must be solved by Africans themselves. This idea has led to a development of philosophical thought attributed to him called “Codewism”, where he clarified that the solution to African problems lies in eight key principles. He is a student of Nnamdi Azikiwe, the proponent of zikism, philosophy
Claret continued his postgraduate and doctoral education at the University of Helsinki, Finland ” He was nominated in Marquis Who’s Who, as a candidate for inclusion in the 2010 edition of Who’s who in the world, scheduled to be published in November 2010 in recognition of his achievement.