Board of Trustees
Hon. Justice Fati Lami Abubakar
Her Excellency was born in Minna, Niger state on April 12, 1951. She attended our lady’s High school, St Anne’s Queen’s Elizabeth Secondary School, Ilorin, Federal Government College Sokoto and the University of Ife now Obafemi Awolowo University. She holds a Bachelor of Law (LLB) degree, Masters in Law (LLM) and a PhD in Law (LLD). She was a onetime acting Solicitor General And Permanent Secretary Ministry of Justice in Niger state. Her last public office was when she served as the first lady of the federal republic of Nigeria during which she founded the women’s rights advancement and protection alternative (WRAPA). In the second quarter of 2013 she was appointed the Niger State Chief Judge.
Mall. Isma’ila Isa (mni)
Mall. Isma’ila was born in 1942 in Funtua, Katsina state. He attended Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, University of Manchester (UK) and the national institute for policy and strategic studies, kuru, Nigeria. Mallam Isa is a great philanthropist, a manager per excellence, and currently the chairman bullet international a construction giant in Nigeria. He has experience in the industry and brings to bear his financial capacity and support to WRAPA and its members’ nationwide
Mall. Ibrahim Aliyu
Mall. Ibrahim was born on 20th august 1948. He attended Harvard University, United States Of America, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Bradford University, United Kingdom, University Of Ibadan and Government College Kaduna. He has a B.Sc. and MPA in Economics and Development Economics. He is the chairman of Urban Shelter, Abuja and has over the years brought his experience to bear on the sustainability of WRAPA and its funding capacity.
Prof. Gambo Laraba Abdullahi (OON)
Prof. Gambo Laraba was born on March 21, 1951. She attended Queen Elizabeth School Ilorin, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, and Loughborough University Of Technology United Kingdom. She has a Ph. D in analytical chemistry and a onetime vice chancellor of the University of Abuja, Nigeria. Prof. Gambo has many publications, journals, articles and conference papers to her credit. She has served as a civil commissioner in Bauchi state. Prof. Gambo has also served as Nigeria’s Hon. Minister of Women Affairs during the transition government that handed power to the elected government of 1999.
Judith Sefi Attah OFR
Her Excellency was born on 14 July 1933. She attended Achimota School, Accra Ghana; Aburi Girls School, Ghana; St. Theresa’s College, Ibadan; University College, Dublin England and the University of Pittsburg, U.S.A. Amb. Attah holds a B.A in Geography/History. She was onetime an ambassador to Italy with concurrent accreditation to Greece and Cyrus. Amb. Attah was the first minister of women affairs for Nigeria. She is retired and engaged in many philanthropic activities in the areas of women and children.
Hajiya Amina Mohammed OON
Hajiya Amina attended Sidcot School, Winscombe, Somerset, England, and Taunton Technical College England. A.B.U Zaria, University of Wales UK, University of Manchester, UK and Bayero University, Kano. She holds a B.A Hons. She is a women’s rights activist and is a member of other non-profit organizations working to advance the rights and human dignity of women. Amina currently serves as a Director, in a regional non-profit organization, Ahmadu Bello Foundation.
Dr. Sani Sufi
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Dr. Ifenne Enyantu
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Saudatu Mahdi MFR
Saudatu is the administrative and programme head of WRAPA responsible for the general administration of the organization at the national level. She is responsibile for programme design and sourcing funding for programme work. She is accountable to the Board of Trustees for programme initiatives aimed at realizing the vision of WRAPA and its mission of actualizing the legal and social rights of women. She supervises implementation of WRAPA activities by State Chapters. WRAPA under Saudatu has contributed to the increase in awareness and respect for women’s human dignity leading to incremental positive shifts in two critical institutions of religion and tradition. Saudatu is a member of the National Human Rights Commission of Nigeria and is responsible for the coordination of the activities of two major gender platforms working on violence against women and women’s inclusion in governance and politics.