We’re pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs Mufuliat Fijabi as our new Chief Executive Officer effective from April, 2018. Mufuliat’s appointment as CEO comes as part of a planned leadership transition that we announced earlier this year.
Mufuliat Fijabi is a gender and development practitioner and has worked as a passionate women’s human rights activist over the last two decades. She has experience in communications, women’s leadership and political participation, resource mobilization, policy development and advocacy, as well as inclusion of vulnerable groups (women, youths and Persons with Disabilities) in development and democratic processes.
Prior to joining the Fund, she has served in different capacities, including, News Reporter and Producer, Woman Editor, Senior Programme Officer, Acting Executive Director, Project Manager, National Gender Expert and Gender Advisor at the Guardian Newspaper, MITV/Star 101.5 FM, BAOBAB for Women’s Human Rights, EDI for Gender Justice, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Democratic Governance for Development (DGD) II Project and the International Foundation for Electoral Systems, (IFES).
Under the executive leadership of Mufuliat Fijabi, the Fund is embarking upon a very exciting new phase of growth and development. She brings on board experience in resource mobilization for women’s leadership, political participation and analytical skills in inclusion and effective participation of women in democratic processes and decision-making positions. Together there is a great deal we will be able to accomplish to ensure Nigerian women are rightly place at all levels of governance.
For subsequent engagements with the Fund, please do not hesitate to reach her via the following:
Mobile Number: 08118909600 or 08033007725.
We thank you and look forward to your continued support.