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Uwadi is a human rights defender from Mmahu -Egbema, Imo State,  Nigeria. A graduate of the University of Port Harcourt . He is the founder of Youths for Human Rights Protection and Transparency Initiative (YARPTI), a nongovernmental organisation fully registered under the laws of Nigeria.

While working in Okoloma community of Rivers State in 2005 as Accountant of a company , Uwadi  was touched by the hardships and poor health conditions, youths, children and women from poor families suffered in that community. He started helping them in his own little ways. He began to provide for the needy amongst them, take the school dropouts amongst them back to school,  take care of the sick amongst them , defend those whose rights were violated, improve their living conditions and put smiles on many peoples face.  Formation of YARPTI in April  2015 is to continue the good work.

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