Our Team

These are the young men and women who have devoted their time and efforts towards making Ignite Africa’s vision a reality. Through their hard work & dedication, we will provide a platform for youth all around Africa to showcase their potential and share their ideas with the world. We are committed to boost the talent and opportunities for those with a passion for sustainable social progress. We want to be your partners in the journey to build our youth’s future. Learn about the diverse backgrounds and values that fuel our team’s work.

Fahad Garba Aliyu

Founder and Executive Director

Mustapha Dauda Gwary

Operations Director

Ikram Zakir

Business Development Director

Pilar Avendaño Antunez

Knowledge and Human Development Director

Tariq Alwan

Finance & Admin Director

Kheria Mohammed

Partnership Manager

Maryam Saad

Program Coordinator

Desmond Nwosu


Anthony Ameh

Communication Specialist

Gaddafi Abubakar Gamagira

Program Associate

Zainab Sada

Graphic Designer