Gafoudou Sakpoho


Mr Sakpoho is a Communicative English Language Specialist and Managing Director of Benin Foundation for Language Apprenticeship and Promotion of Executives (BFLAPE). He is one of the key founding members of BNTEA and has been at the heart of the institution’s growth since 2011. Before his election as President, Gafoudou has been BNTEA’s Vice-President for four (4) years.

Jean Olivier Cheou


Mr M. Jean Olivier CHEOU is teacher of English and also Teaching Advisor. Despite his 20 years of experience, his desire to continue learning and teaching English as a foreign language led him to undertake his post graduate studies in American studies at the University of Abomey-Calavi. He has been recently appointed principal of a secondary school in Abomey-Calavi. His cute knowledge of humain nature made him a very sociable and inspiring teacher and friend to the younger generation.

Wilfried Vodounon

Secretary General

Chimene Zohoun

Deputy Secretary General

Chimene has got a Master’s Degree in English Didactics and is currently a teacher of English in secondary school.

Dorothee Tchada


Mr Tchada is a doctoral student in Applied Linguistics at the University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin. His passion for literature led to the publication of his debut novel, “The Untamed Destiny” in September 2018. His strictness and integrity have made him an excellent BNTEA treasurer since 2013.

Ayawavi Blandine Akonde

Deputy Treasurer

Ayawavi Akonde is holder of a Master’s Degree and has been a teacher of English since 2007. She is a very dedicated member of BNTEA.

Jeannette Tohon

Communication Coordinator

Mrs Tohon is a teacher of English and PhD student at the University of Abomey-Calavi. She has great interest in teachers associations issues and has been an excellent member of BNTEA.

Uche Mercy Boldwill

External Affairs Coordinator

Ferdinand Affewe

Event Manager


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