COHORT 1-2018



The KIF Cohort 1, dubbed “Tarayya” were the first set of Kashim Ibrahim Fellows.

Enyinnaya Danjuma Chukwueke

Enyinnaya Danjuma Chukwueke was recruited into the Nigeria Police Force in 2016 and is currently an Assistant Superintendent of Police serving with the Enugu State Command. In his role as a senior officer, he is involved daily in the Read More

Rabi Usman Aminu

Rabi Usman Aminu received her bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria where she graduated among the top 10% of her class. While in school she took part in a leadership program -ACTIVE CITIZENS, organized by the British Council. Read More

Fatima Kesington

Fatima Kesington is the Operations manager, sales and marketing at Earthly Limited. Her work with bees and the environment has gradually instilled a desire to reduce her carbon footprint. With  experience from running her own business, two goals are very Read More

Mohammad Maccido

Mohammad Maccido is a Lecturer at Chemical Engineering Department of Ahmadu Bello University and a consultant to Sidler Dynamic Engineering Limited. He has 4 years post graduate experience in Engineering. Mohammad Read More

Dorcas Kadangs

Dorcas Kadangs earned her BA in Biology from Bluffton University in 2010 and MPH from Boston University School of Public Health in 2015. Prior to starting the Clinical and Population Health Research program at the University of Massachusetts, she worked in Read More

Jemimah Jatau

Jemimah Jatau (Jay) is a Public and Media Relations Practitioner- specializing in Media Content Development and Strategic Communications. She is interested in the promotion of Rural Development, Self-Development and Equality among all humans, with the desire to , Read More

Abdulhakeem Muhammad Miko

Abdulhakeem Muhammad Miko obtained his B.Sc and M.Sc in Anatomy Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria,
Nigeria, and works as a lecturer at the Department of Anatomy, College of Health Sciences, Ahmadu
Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria. Read More

Anas Sani Ali

Anas Sani Ali is a Quantity Surveyor at the Project Monitoring and Evaluation Unit of Kaduna State Ministry of Works, Housing and Transport with a Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech) in Quantity Surveying from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Bauchi. Read More

Abimbola K. Adetunji

Abimbola K. Adetunji Fueled by a passion to impact the world and intrigued by the possibility of applying the continuous improvement success story to the education sector, Abimbola Adetunji, a Well Engineer at Shell hung up her safety boots  Read More

Aliyu Suleiman Iya

Aliyu Suleiman Iya is a native Zaria Local govt of Kaduna state. He studied Electrical and Electronics Engineering from University of Sunderland and graduated in 2013. After which he proceeded for his Nysc and passed out in Read More


Dr. Tasiu Ibrahim

Dr. Tasiu Ibrahim is an academic; lecturing at his alma mater, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria. He is the
Medical Director of Sultan Hospital, which he established in 2013 at a densely populated Rigasa
Community of Kaduna State Read More

Michael Medubi

Michael Medubi fits nicely into what some would describe as “Kaduna born and bred”, having lived all his life in the old Northern capital. He is a graduate of the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University, where he studied Civil Engineering Read More


Leonell Echa

Leonell Echa is a consultant with Neem Foundation, Abuja, on the Unicef YRI Programme for the reintegration of children associated with armed forces and armed groups (CAAFAG) and other vulnerable children (OVC) Read more

Musa Muhammad

Musa Muhammad Kona is a Lecturer with the Department of Human Anatomy Ahmadu Bello University Zaria. He obtained his BSc. MSc. and Ph.D. from the same institution. He has speciality in Anthropology, Histology and Molecular Biology with Malaria Read More

Abubakar Saleh

Abubakar Saleh Joji is a lecturer at the department of Chemical Engineering, Ahmadu Bello University,  Zaria. As an academician and a registered engineer, he interacts with his students through teaching, mentoring, counselling and supervising their undergraduate   Read More

Rebecca Maulome Padonu

Rebecca Maulome Padonu is a budding writer and passionate change agent. Her works, which are largely factions, straddle the genres of dramatic script, short story and opinion-writing. A graduate of Theatre and   Read More