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.  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 important to her offering a world class . 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 Topped his class in every school he’s been to, which consistently earned him
best graduating student award in all the schools he attended.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 clinical research operations for clinical trials
of post-marketing phase drugs for MS, Hemophilia, and other rare blood disorders Biogen 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 inspire love, hope and peace 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 in 2018 to tackle the problem of education quality in Nigeria 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 2015, he joined Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON) for safety courses in General Health, Safety and Environment, and Health, Safety and Environment Level 3 competency same year 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. He also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration awarded him
by the Nigerian Defence Academy. 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 as are Research Interest 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 research projects. In 2008, the Federal
Scholarship Board (FSB) through the Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) awarded him scholarship to
study in Russia for seven years after he sat for an exam and emerged the overall best in Yobe State 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 Performing Arts from Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria, Rebecca bagged the Faculty of
Arts; Best Graduating Student Award (2016)  Read More