Meet the 2021 Cohort Fellows

Hyellagiziya Naiwa Fakuta

Hyellagiziya Fakuta is from Pella, Hong Local Government Area of Adamawa state obtained my Bsc in Accounting from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. She is currently working as an accountant in Jawa group of companies/Jawa International Limited, Yola Adamawa state.  Hyellagiziya Fakuta has been able to promote significant, positive change in communities and individuals through advocacy, empowered by compassion and takes pride in engaging in a civically based approach to community building as I committed to a life-long service based on personal and professional experiences.
As a woman and a patriotic Nigerian, she has grown to be familiar with a striving through strife mindset based on a strong foundation built on educational values. These briefs but significant attributes have naturally inspired me to become a voice to the voiceless and a beacon of hope to the hopeless. `Fakuta Hyellagiziya Naiwa (CNA).

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