BOARD OF DIRECTORS
YUNUSA ZAKARI YA’U
Columnist with several national newspapers and have signed more than 500 newspaper and magazine articles in various national paper. Educational Qualifications: B. Eng (Electrical Engineering), (BUK) 1983, M. Sc (Telecommunications), (ABU) 1988
Executive Director/Secretary of the Board
AUWAL IBRAHIM MUSA
He is a Political Scientist from Bayero University Kano-Nigeria, with many international courses. He is a Human Rights, Anti-Corruption, Policy and Legislative Advocacy Activist interested in positive transformation of Nigeria and Africa. Auwal Musa Rafsanjani is also the Executive Director of Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) www.cislacnigeria.net,as well as the Chairman, Zero Corruption Coalition (ZCC). Likewise, he is serving as the National contact of Transparency International and the past immediate coordinator representing Sub African region on Civil Society Coalition on the United Nations Convention Against Corruption.
Director, Legal Services
BARRISTER ADESHINA OKE
Barrister Adesina Oke is a seasoned legal practitioner with more than 12 years experience in the legal practice in Nigeria. He is also renowned in the areas of administrative control and management and has stormed the weather in the legal profession.
Director, Gender & Social Inclusion
Ambassador Nkoyo Toyo was the first Executive Director of Gender and Development Action, an organisation she co-founded with Dr. Eka Williams and Ms. Barbara Riley. A lawyer and Development Consultant, Nkoyo Toyo studied at Ahmadu Bello University from 1975-1979, where she obtained a Bachelor’s degree (LL.B) with honours in Law. She was called to the bar in 1980 and obtained a Master’s degree, also in law (LL.M), in 1993.
Director, Audit & Internal Control
HAJIA HADIZA SANI KANGIWA
Hajiya Hadiza Sani Kangiwa is a legal practitioner and is the Federal Commissioner/Chief Executive at National Commission for Refugees. Hadiza Sani Kangiwa was born on 13th December, 1968 in the present day Kebbi State- North West Nigeria. She attended the Usmanu Dan Fodiyo University Sokoto, Nigeria between 1985-1992 where she obtained a Bachelor in Common Law and Shari’ah (Combined Honors). In 1993, she passed the Council for Legal Education Bar Examination from the Nigeria Law School, Lagos (BL). In 1995, she obtained a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (DBA) from the University of Birmingham England, United Kingdom.