Leonell Echa has consistently stayed on his career path of building sustainable peace in communities in Nigeria. He believes in a community of more than one. He has a quest for social reforms and equitable distribution of resources and believes that some of the determinants of a good society are relentless learning, inclusive governance, reconciliation and love.
He is a fellow of the Kashim Ibrahim Fellowship and one of the top three graduates of the class of 2018/2019. Leonell is currently the Special Assistant to the governor on Peacebuilding & Conflict Resolution.
He has completed studies at University of Ilorin and University of Jos.