Isaiah Daniel

Daniel is a Tech Entrepreneur. He is the founder of Hollyha Concept Innovations (HCI), a technology firm that has as its core objective on the supply of assistive devices and equipment tailored for the needs of blind and visually impaired persons as well as the training of would-be users. He is a freelance trainer at […]

Aver Akighiri

Aver Akighir is a young woman with disability, A Nigeria business woman, philanthropist, and a disability rights advocate. Aver is the Executive Director of Hope Alive for Possibilities Initiative, Convener of Abuja/Benue Diva’s hangout, and the CEO of Aver Reality Limited, Aver is a TV reality star, media personality, and Gender expert. In 2013 Aver […]

Rasaq Adekoya

Rasak is a disability-inclusion and development specialist with one-decade professional experience, implementing projects in the media, private and international development sector. Through capacity building, system strengthening, policy influencing, advocacy and public awareness, He is empowering people with disabilities to bridge the barriers and have equal opportunity to education, livelihood, health and social development across Africa. […]

Andrew Mamedu

Andrew is an accomplished and visionary leader with an impactful 23-year career in the fields of project management, resource mobilization and strategic advocacy, within the Development Sector. He is the Country Director for Action Aid Nigeria. Until his appointment as AAN Country Director in September 2023, he was the Director, Resource Mobilization and Innovation, and […]

James David Lalu

Mr. James David Lalu’s career started in 2007 when he served as the Senior Special Assistant on Disability affairs to the Executive Governor of Plateau State from 2007 to 2013. He was appointed Executive Member, Plateau State Disability Rights Commission where he headed the departments of Rehabilitation and Planning, Research and Statistics from 2013 to […]

Judith Ekaete Umoh

Ekaete is the current Country Director at CBM Global Nigeria. In 2014, Ekaete became the first elected female national president of the Joint National Association of Persons with Disabilities. She is an alumna of Mobility International USA, Women’s Institute On Leadership and Disability, an international training and mentoring program for women with disabilities. Since then, […]

Dolapo Agbede

Dolapo Agbede is a renowned expert in diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in Africa. She is a Disability Inclusion Advisor at Joint National Association of Persons with Disabilities. (JONAPWD) where she leads mainstreaming of multi-sectoral productivity options for talents with Disabilities across Nigeria. Dolapo leverages her 18years private sector experience to focus on data-driven, sustainable […]

Mohammed Abba Issa

Mohammed Abba Isa is the Senior Special Assistant to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu GCFR on Special Needs and Equal Opportunities. He is a distinguished champion of persons with disabilities with over a decade of experience in local and international advocacy on matters concerning persons with disabilities. Mohammed is the Executive Secretary and the Chief Executive […]