WAPSI FORUM PANELIST

Zigwai Ayuba

Panelist

Zigwai Ayuba, is a development expert who has been making impacts in the humanitarian sector for over ten years in Nigeria. She has vast development experience in health, peace, livelihood and democracy/governance/policy strengthening in Nigeria. Zigwai, is a National expert adviser on conflict early warning and early response and social media at the centre for humanitarian dialogue. She has severed in the same organisation as a gender consultant which she joined in 2017.  She recently led a team that brokered the first social media peace agreement in Nigeria on positive online behaviours that deescalates real time violent conflicts.

She has vast experience working with the Federal Government of Nigeria. She is pursuing a doctorate degree in Development communication at the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria where she had obtained a Master of Arts in Development communication and a Bachelor of Arts in English and literary studies.

She is versatile, innovative, focused and determined at ensuring that she makes impact in her humanitarian sojourn. She is also passionate about mediation, dialogue and technology as the most sustainable approach towards resolving the ever evolving violent conflict across the world. She has worked on various international and local projects in Nigeria/Africa. She has various achievements in her kitting such as: Social media agreement, various research documentaries, among others.