Joint Initiative for Development (JID)
A group of talented young professionals who have synergised their ideas, energies and passion to inspire the Nigerian youth and indeed citizens to own the development processes in their community.
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We focus on youth issues; We are young people; we understand and go through the same problems.

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We are committed to ensuring that Education is properly funded. In Nigeria, the budget allocation for Education is less than 10%.

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Good Governance

We are interested in seeing young people actively participate in government. We are grooming young people to lead.

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Board Members of The Joint Initiative for Development

Frank Nweke II

Frank Nweke IIBoard Chairman, Fmr. Minister of Informations, Youth & Sports

Mrs. Ify Emelife

Mrs. Ify EmelifePPP Advisor, African Development Bank

Barr. David Lanre-Leke

Barr. David Lanre-LekeCompany Secretary/Corporate Attorney Galaxy Backbone

Mrs. Ibironke Babalola

Mrs. Ibironke BabalolaCommunication Expert/CEO,

Kayode Ajayi-Smith

Kayode Ajayi-SmithExecutive Director, Joint Initiative for Development

Jonathan James Lyamghon

Jonathan James LyamghonSeasoned Journalist, Head of Station WE FM 106.3

Kemi Okenyodo

Kemi OkenyodoPublic Safety & Security Expert, Fmr. Executive Director, CLEEN Foundation.

Mike Enahoro

Mike EnahoroTelecommunication Expert, CEO Kuro communication Limited

The Team

Omawumi Edema

Omawumi EdemaHead, Operations

Jok Jatau

Jok JatauIT and Communications

Joy Ekanem

Joy EkanemProgrammes' Coordinator

Carlson Odiadi

Carlson OdiadiPR and Social Media Officer

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