Staff and Boards

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Olayinka Fagbemiro

Olayinka Abiodun Fagbemiro is the Founder/CEO of AWB Nigeria. She leads a versatile team of young and enthusiastic STEM experts, overseeing the day to day activities of AWB Nigeria.

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Timi Ekubo

Deputy National Cordinator

Timi Ekubo is the Deputy National Coordinator AWB Nigeria. He is a Certified Engineer by The Council for the Regulation of Engineers in Nigeria (COREN).

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Effioanwan Etim

Member/Legal Adviser

Effioanwan Etim is a graduate of Law from the University of Calabar, Nigeria and called to the Nigerian Bar, she is also an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

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Yewande Adeyeye
Financial Secretary

Adeyeye Yewande Elizabeth has a B.Eng in Aeronautical Engineering from Shenyang Aerospace University, China and has an M.Sc in Systems engineering from University of Lagos, Nigeria

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Makoji Samuel

Media and Technology

Samuel Idoko Makoji is a member of AWB Nigeria, bringing in a a mix of passion and expertise in Media and Technology to AWB activities.

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Bashir Yusuf

Project Manager

Bashir Yusuf is a graudate of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maiduguri. He embraces astronomy related topics and STEM Education.

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Blessing Kakushia Nwadike
Project Manager

Blessing Kakushia Nwadike is a graduate of Geography in Faculty of Science from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State. She has a Post Graduate Diploma in GIS/Remote Sensing, from the prestigious, African Regional Centre for Space Science Technology Education in English (affiliated to the United Nations).

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Iheanacho Michael

Secretary General

Ihenacho M. Nnaemeka is a graduate of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Anambra State and African Regional Center for Space and Technical Education

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Adamu Makarfi

Project Manager

Adamu Makarfi is a graduate of Chemical Engineering from the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He is one of the pioneers of Astronomers Without Borders Nigeria.

Dr Idris Jega
Technical Consultant

Dr Idris Jega is the Technical Consultant of AWB, and have participated in WAISSYA 2017. Dr Jega’s contribution to AWB is in reviewing research proposals and advise on the possibilities of creating a large network of astronomers in Africa.