Key staff

Aysha Hamman

CEO Lift Africa foundation

Aisha is a Legal Attorney, humanitarian and a enterprise management expert with 8years combined experience in the Legal and Non-profit sector. For the past few years since inception of Lift Africa Foundation, she has championed the course of the selfless service rendered by the organization in marginalized and rural communities with effort tasked to reduce the out-of-school children, reduce inequalities, challenge human rights violations and fight diverse forms of abuse and injustice meted at women and girls. A libertarian, who as well is a testimony of resistance to early child marriage having to stand up for her right to be educated and determine a future she wants and desire with a full complement of her choice; she is immensely passionate to see many more women, girls and all children regardless of the social class have the opportunity to transform their lives, live and pursue their dream without the hindrance of stereotypes, tradition, poor economy and lack of opportunity. Since she founded Lift Africa, she lead organization's course progressively, expanding its reach, growth and influence right from the pilot project - Street 2 Classroom in 2018, unrelentingly widening the scope and success of the organization with new ideas/initiatives, building a network of support, team of volunteers, partners and an active community of people who the organization consistent serves. Aisha Currently seats on the Executive board of Pan African Emerging Leaders Initiative, Managing Partner at Hamman Attorneys and was a Delegate at the UNYA, United Nations Sustainable Development Group (2018 - 2020). Aisha advocates on avenues for tackling pressing issues in the continent of Africa with creative and effective solutions, building a network of leaders saddled with the responsibility of creating solutions for ongoing problems through exchange and network of ideas and best practices.

CEO

Emmanuel Inyada

Programme Manager

Emmanuel spearheads the design and implementation of all Lift Africa programmes and projects to a targeted end result using his highly efficient and pragmatic prowess to getting this done. He is a season corporate lawyer, a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria and specializes in the broad aspects of commercial and corporate law. A business development expert with huge accomplishment coming along his budding career as legal attorney wherewith he cofounded or started a couple of organization and initiative.

Programme Manager

Abubakar Sadiq

Finance and Account Manager

An expert Financial Accounting professional with vast experience working in diverse fields and levels of operations in the business-corporate landscape. He oversees Lift Africa's financial books with great level of meticulous scrutiny as should our management of funds be discreet and with integrity. Sadiq is an individual given to community development and loves to be part of movements that serves the needs of the less privileged.

Finance and Account Manager

Zainab Ismail

Project Officer - Food Security

Zainab oversees all of our food security programme initiative, utilizing her technical abilities to foster our goal of addressing. Zainab is An Agricultural Economist with 5 years experience in food security and vulnerability analysis, including familiarity with different methodologies and indicators. Her focus is Food security and Nutritional analysis in humanitarian and development contexts, capacity and technical development.

ZAINAB ISMAIL

Project Officer - Food Security

Adama Yaqoob

Project Officer - Education

Yaqoob is an Education specialist with a decade experience in teaching educational leadership, training and development, school psychology, counselor education, special education, curriculum and instruction, and adult education. He provides Lift Africa with technical support in handling all of our initiatives and projects geared towards education

ADAMA YAQOOB

Project Officer - Education

Samson Iroko

Creative Lead

Samson Iroko

Creative Lead

Oluwafemi Ariyo

Technical Associate

Oluwafemi Ariyo

Technical Associate