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Moshood Isah
Communications Officer
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Moshood Isah is a passionate Good Governance Advocate and trained communication expert with multimedia skills which includes writing, content development and digital communication. He has seven years’ experience in managing communication to achieve expected objectives and actualize the organization’s missions in the profit and non-profit sectors.

He has immense experience in developing and implementing effective communication strategies especially in the area of Elections and Youth Political Inclusion. He has observed at least 10 Major elections in Nigeria including the 2019 Presidential elections while deploying effective communication plans to promote citizens’ participation.

Moshood has engaged over 200 journalists across Nigeria, leading training on effective and data-driven reportage especially during the electoral process. As a strategy team member of the arguably most successful youth movement in Nigeria, he played an instrumental role in promoting the Not Too Young To Run bill and its successful passage into law through constant publicity via various communication channels. He also played an immense role in promoting the passage of the electoral law 2022 through constant publicity.

He has published regularly in national dailies and has written about 50 opinion and feature articles to promote credible elections, election observation, youth inclusion, anti-corruption amongst other development issues.

Moshood was born and brought up in Kaduna State where he attended both primary and secondary school before proceeding to Bayero University Kano where he obtained both Bachelors and Masters degree in Mass Communications at Bayero University Kano.
 

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Yiaga Africa is a non-profit civic hub of change makers committed to the promotion of democratic governance, human rights and civic engagement. With its operational base in Abuja, Nigeria, Yiaga Africa focuses on in-depth research, providing critical analysis on key democratic and governance issues, crafting practical solutions, training and empowering citizens to lead change in their community. Yiaga Africa implements several innovative programs aimed at stimulating active citizenship, protecting human rights and deepening democratic governance. We invest in building networks and social movements to drive social change and transformation. Yiaga Africa has leadership structures and members in all 36 states and 774 Local Government Areas (LGA) of Nigeria.