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


Board Chairman

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),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 .


Executive Director/Secretary of the Board
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, Gender & Social Inclusion
A Political Scientist and Conflict Management expert, Adagbo Onoja obtained M.A. in Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Ibadan Centre for Research and Documentation in 1999. He obtained B.Sc Political Science from Bayero University Kano 1995, and Diploma in Mass Communication from Bayero University Kano in 1991. He got his WASC from Emmanuel Secondary School in 1981.


Director, Communication
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.


Director, Audit & Internal Control
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