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Yiaga Africa Team

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. YIAGA AFRICA is registered in Nigeria as an independent nonprofit organization.

Samson Itodo

Executive Director

Cynthia Mbamalu

Director of Programs

Safiya Bichi

Head - Knowledge Management & Learning

Daniel Mkpume

Finance Manager

Segun Ogundare

Procurement & Logistics Manager

Ibrahim Faruk

Program Manager - Governance & Development

Paul James

Program Manager - Elections

Dr. Ernest Ereke

Centre coordinator - Centre for Legislative Engagement

Yetunde Bakare

Senior Program Officer

Dauda Farouk

Senior Finance Officer

Prince Gabriel Gutap

Program Officer

Adi Anthonia

Program Officer

Opeyemi Haruna

Program Officer

Efemena Ozugha

Program Officer

Olabisi Malik

Finance Officer

Being in the humanitarian and development sector, I get to train and talk to individuals from different walks of life. ...

Folorunsho Samuel

Information Technology Officer

Moshood Isah

Media Officer

Tolulope Toromade

Research, M&E Assistant

Olaniyan Sanusi

Program Assistant

Micheal Agada

Program Assistant

Ovinuchi Prince Ejiohuo

Media & Communications Assistant

Ovinuchi Prince Ejiohuo is a photographer, filmmaker, writer and activist currently working as a Media and Communications Assistant/Sustainable ...

Ajah Benjamin

Innovation Hub Officer

Tumininu Adeeko

Research Assistant

Esther Ocheikwu

Admin Assistant