CEO

AYSHA HAMMAN

Aisha is a lawyer, humanitarian and enterprise management expert with 8years of combined experience in the Legal and Non-profit sector. For the past few years since the inception of Lift Africa Foundation, she has championed the course of the selfless service rendered by the organization in marginalized and rural communities with an 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 as 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.

Programme Manager

EMMANUEL INYADA

Emmanuel spearheads the design and implementation of all Lift Africa programmes and projects to a targeted result using his highly efficient and pragmatic prowess to getting this done.

He is a seasoned 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.

Finance and Account Manager​

ABUBAKAR SADIQ

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 a 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.

Project Officer - Food Security

ZAINAB ISMAIL

Zainab oversees all of our food security programme initiatives, utilizing her technical abilities to foster our goal of addressing.

Zainab is An Agricultural Economist with 5 years of 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.

Project Officer - Education

Adama Yaqoob

Yaqoob is an Education specialist with a decade of experience in teaching educational leadership, training and development, school psychology, counsellor 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

Technical Associate​

OLUWAFEMI ARIYO PAUL ​

A business developer with content writing, copywriting, digital marketing skills with a great knack for administration, problem-solving, critical thinking and team-building. I brew ideas into fruition; able to manage projects initiative from seed stage to completion, effective utilizing or maximizing resources, opportunity and team play…

Passionate about learning, leadership, service, personal development community development, nation building, and progressive living. Take serious principles of diligence, character, honour, devotion and love for God and humanity.

Tech savvy and enthusiast with a global world view to things and involvements. Key interest in Data Science, Finance & Investment, Virtual & Augmented Reality, AI, Drone Technology, Fourth Industrial Revolution, 3D Printing and Energy.

Creative Lead​

SAMSON IROKO

He innovates intelligence using critical thinking, creativity, design thinking and intentional storytelling to help brands achieve their ambition through designs.

An experienced creative design intelligence expert with over 3 years of experience designing for various sectors of the economy. He has worked worked on various projects with partnership/sponsorship from DFID, MacArthur Foundation, GIZ, UKNAIF, British Council, European Union, All On. Catholic Relief Services. ETC.

Also worked as strategist, branding partner, product designer for the development of Check Hospital Management System for Bowen Teaching Hospital.

He loves teaching, currently a Faculty member, Utiva Design School as an expert trainer, teaching Design Thinking.

With adept knowledge in design thinking, graphics design, product design and user-centred design, he is innovating methods in creating unique products and services for the growth and development of the economy, humanity and preservation of the environment.