Sada Malumfashi
Program Officer Creative Writing Program
A writer with works of fiction featured in Transition Magazine and New Orleans Review and Nonfiction in The Africa Report, Music In Africa, This Is Africa and Enkare Review. He is an awardee of the 2018 Goethe Institute/Sylt Foundation Writing Residency. He has been published in books and anthologies such as Selves: An Afro Anthology of Creative Nonfiction and is also a forthcoming contributor in a book of creative nonfiction to be published by the Goethe Institute Lagos. He was shortlisted for the Kofi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction administered by Writivism in 2017 and was among the participants in the Goethe Institute Nigeria-Cameroon Literary Exchange Program. He is interested in the intricacies of languages and works on translations bilingually in Hausa and English. His poem in Hausa translated into English as well as his translation of Laura Kaminski’s Hausa poem into English have appeared in the National Translation Month Issue of 2017. Sada Malumfashi has previously participated in the 2015 Ake Arts and Book Festival Creative Writing Workshop facilitated by Nnedi Okorafor, Taiye Selasi and Helon Habila. He is also a contributor from Northern Nigeria to the Music in Africa Connects project, an initiative aiming to support the music sectors of African countries affected by conflict. He works as a Program Officer with experience in the field of creative writing, women literacy in developing nations, Preventing/Countering Violent Extremism (P/CVE), Programme and Project Management, Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) and Programme support. He also possesses excellent media and communications skills in freelance journalism and new/social media. Sada is a founding member of the Youth Party (YP), a new generation political party where he serves as the Deputy General Secretary Kaduna State Chapter. He also volunteers with the Global Collective Action against Drug-Abuse Initiative (GCAADAI) as the Social Media/Online Engagament Officer, as well as a volunteer to the Kaduna State Traffic and Environmental Law Enforcement Agency (KASTELEA).
Saadatu Bala Musa
Accounting Officer
Saadatu Bala Musa holds a Bsc in Accounting and a PGD in Management. She has several years of experience in accounting and administration, having worked at Tiddo Securities Limited and Wali-Uwais & Co. She is a team player and is excited to be able to give back to the society. Saadatu is a self-motivated, hardworking individual with a good communication, interpersonal relational skills and an ability to work under pressure, learn new things.
Abubakar Ibrahim
Program Officer, Women Literacy Program
He is a certified legal practitioner, experienced in litigation, alternate dispute resolution and also certified in Preventing Violent extremism leading to terrorism in Nigeria by the Cairo International Centre for Peace Keeping and Peace Building. A dedicated, organized and methodical individual with a good interpersonal skills. An excellent team worker, very willing to learn and develop new skills. He is reliable and dependable; often seek new responsibilities within a wide range of employment areas with an active and dynamic approach to work and getting things done. An determined and decisive person who can identify and develop opportunities. He is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association, Young Lawyers Association of Nigeria, and Head of Corporate and Legal Services, Legate Development Company Limited.
Abdulhamid Usman Jibrilla
Administration & Finance Officer
Abdulhamid Usman Jibrilla holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Sokoto State University. He is currently doing his National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) at Yasmin El-Rufai Foundation. Academic Achievements: • Represented his University at a Debate organized by the Muslim Students Society of Nigeria (MSSN) Sokoto state chapter in the year 2015. • Represented his University at a National Debate and Public Speaking competition held at Covenant University in the year 2016 at Ogun State. • Represented his University at an International Debate held at Tamale Polytechnic Ghana in the year 2016. • Represented his University at a Debate organized by National Economics Students Association Ahmadu Bello University Chapter in the year 2017.
Musa Abdullahi
Women Literacy Program Community Supervisor
• National Certificate in Education (English) • Diploma Arabic education • Diploma Education/Shariah • Bachelor of Art (English) • Principal Tajdeed College Kaduna • Coordinator Women Innovative Education Programme • 10 years teaching experience • Secretary General Kaduna Progressive Youths Association