Benjamin Yunana Maigari
Africa Media Development Foundation
Benjamin is the Program Manager of the Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF), a media and communications civil society organization and owner of Africa Prime News based in Kaduna State. He is passionate about gender issues, education, public health, and advocacy. He has worked with numerous international and local non-governmental organizations in Northern Nigerian communities, where he continues to advocate for women’s and girls’ rights. He holds a Bachelor of Medical Science in Chemistry from Bayero University in Kano, a Masters in Development Studies from Nigeria Defense Academy in Kaduna, and a PhD in Medicinal Chemistry from Usman Danfodio University Sokoto in Nigeria.
Rise Up Cohort: Nigeria 2 – 2018