Renowned Nigeria leadership expert, business consultant and Presidential aspirant of Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN), Fela Durotoye has picked Khadijah Abdullahi-Iya as his vice presidential running mate for the 2019 presidential election.
The Presidential candidate of ANN, Fela Durotoye took to his social media page to announced the choice of Khadijah Abdullahi-Iya as his running-mate for the 2019 general election. Khadijah Abdullahi-Iya holds LLB Law degree from the University of Abuja & Masters in Law & Diplomacy from the University of Jos.
According to Durotoye, she founded a variety of social enterprises and businesses and also sits on the board of a few SMEs. She also possesses over 10 years experience in humanitarian and community outreach programs.
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He said, “As the Founder/ED of Beyond Mentors Inc. and Beyond Mentors Community Care Initiatives (BMCCi) addresses and prevents poverty from the cradle, especially in Northern Nigeria. BMCCi has an advocacy arm called the Women community of Africa(WCA).
I’m incredibly proud to unveil my running mate, & with your support & God’s Grace, the next Vice President of Nigeria, Khadijah Abdullahi-Iya. . pic.twitter.com/n2XpW5TVeP
— FelaDUROTOYE (@feladurotoye) November 21, 2018
“She established and launched Rags to Riches (R2R) clubs 8 public schools in Kaduna and Abuja extended to out of school programs (IDP Schools) in collaboration with Life Builders Initiatives another NGO in Abuja & has grown to over 181 members.
“Khadijah’s objective is to keep finding innovative ways to add value to communities advocating for literacy through fun learning from the cradle, which earned her an award for Excellence; for promoting quality Education In Nig, from the Civil society Action coalition on Education. Her life’s goal is to chart a legacy through social impact.
“Khadijah hails from Bida, in Niger state and was born in Kaduna to Alhaji Audu Bida, popularly known as Alhaji Audu Kongila & Hajiya Aisha Sherriff Usman.”