Saude Amina Atoyebi

Saude Amina Atoyebi is passionate about good governance and has advocated for social justice through civil society. She has been privileged to contribute her own quota to governance by serving in the Kaduna State Government since 2015.

She is currently the Kaduna State Focal Person for the National Social Investment Programme where her major responsibility is serving as liaison between the State and the Federal Government to facilitate the disbursement of social benefits to the poorest, most vulnerable residents of Kaduna State. She is also a member of the governing council of the Kaduna Centre for the Study of Christian and Muslim Relations.

Saude holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and a master’s degree in advertising and marketing from Coventry University in the United Kingdom. She has attended trainings on the voice of leadership, adaptive leadership for Africa, and designing and implementing social protection systems at the Aga Khan University (Harvard Executive Education) and Economic Policy Research Institute respectively.