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Executive Director of WOFAN featured in CITAD Monthly Inspiring Lecture Series

CITAD’s head of HR Mr. Ado presenting the guest with some of CITAD work.


As part of the capacity building mechanisms of its staff and interns, the Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has an initiative of organizing a monthly Inspiring Leadership Reflection Session which normally hosts people of robust experience to have a direct interaction with the staff and interns so that they learn from their challenges, failures and successes.


executive director of CITAD Dr. YZ Ya’u in his opening remark Left and Hajiya Salamatu Garba, the executive director of Women



Hajia Asma’u of CITAD asking question during the session


CITAD Senior Programme Officer during the session

This month, the organization featured Hajiya Salamatu Garba, the executive director of Women Farmers Advancement Network (WOFAN), formerly an academic and presently an advocate of youths and women empowerment who took a career in development work for the past twenty three (23) years. Passion, determination and commitment are the stepping stones to every zealous person, youths should be innovative, believe in themselves, be community development oriented, Hajiya Salamatu Garba said among other things.

Earlier, the executive director of CITAD Dr. YZ Ya’u in his opening remark observed that the monthly event is meant to serve as experience sharing as well as learning ground for the staff and interns, emphasizing that people like Hajiya Salamatu Garba who dedicated their lives to community service are the caliber of personalities who give inspiration and shape young peoples’ lives with the necessary essentials of excelling in their commitments.

The session which lasted for more than three hours has broadly discussed vital issues and allowed the participants to ask questions, comments and make observations, it finally ended with a presentation of publications of the organization to Hajiya Salamatu Garba and group photograph with the resource person.  It could be recalled that a veteran journalist Umar Sa’idu Tudun Wada (UST) was also featured for the same interactive session last month.

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