Ifekandu Chiedu, Ph.D


Chiedu Chike Ifekandu is a public health expert with vast experience in Theatre for Development, Key populations, Harm reduction Academy, Adolescent and young persons, Gender and New media. Since 2014, he has been a scholarly member of the International AIDS Society (IAS) and a pioneer Alumnus of Harm reduction Fellowship Ukraine in 2016. He has made oral presentations at various international for a including the HIVR4P and IAS-Conference.

Chiedu holds a first degree in Theatre Arts from Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Master’s degree in Development communications from Ahmadu Bello University and Ph.D Gender studies from the Federal university of Lafia. He manages his time off work between between  countries teaching and mentoring young aspiring social workers.


Ummi Bukar


Ummi Bukar is a gender rights activist and filmmaker who specializes in media for development, with years of experience working in the development sector specializing in participatory development and advocacy projects
She is an expert in media advocacy and gender mainstreaming in the media, and believes in providing a platform, especially for the underrepresented in the society.

Ummi is the founder and Programmes Director of PAGED Initiative [Participatory Communication for Gender Development] She has a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication and a masters in Development Communication, from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria.

Abdulkareem Baba Aminu


Abdulkareem Baba Aminu is a Nigerian Journalist, cartoonist, comic book artist, retailer painter, writer, poet, and culture critic. He was a former creative editor, overseeing all Media Trust Publications, and currently a member of the Daily Trust's Editorial Board.

He has written for BBC (Wetin Dey) and co-owned the Planet comics, Nigeria’s first comic book store. Twelve of his paintings are included in the National Assembly Art collection in Abuja, Nigeria.

Ojo Oluwafemi Timothy


Ojo Oluwafemi Timothy is a Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, with years of experience in program planning and implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation, research, capacity building, programs development and reporting.

With extensive work on youth mentor-ship, women advocacy, and Public health projects. Oluwafemi is a graduate of Education and Economics from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.