Pioneer Fellows

Sixteen young Nigerians have emerged as the first set of Kashim Ibrahim Fellows. The successful candidates were announced today at the Government House, Kaduna, which is named after Sir Kashim Ibrahim, who was Governor of the Northern Region.In February 2018, the Kaduna State Government introduced the Kashim Ibrahim Fellows Programme as a leadership training platform for young people through a one-year immersion at the heart of government. During this one year, the fellows will also be engaged in reflection, lectures and seminars on leadership.

Seven of the 16 fellows are female. Kaduna State residents constitute half of the fellows, while the others are from other parts of Nigeria. The successful candidates are:

  1. Eyinnaya Danjuma Chukwueke
  2. Aminu Rabi Usman
  3. Fatima Kensington
  4. Muhammad Maccido Usman
  5. Dorcas Kadangs
  6. Jatau Jemimah Magaji
  7. Abdulhakeem Muhammad Miko
  8. Ali Anas Sani
  9. Abimbola K. Adetunji
  10. Aliyu Suleiman Iya
  11. Ibrahim Tasiu
  12. Michael Medubi
  13. Leonell Echa
  14. Musa Muhammad Kona
  15. Abubakar Saleh Joji
  16. Rebecca Maulome Padonu