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Rev. Fr. Matthew Hassan Kukah is without question a leading light in Nigeria 's development firmament. This holder of a Master's degree from the School Of Peace Studies , University Of Bradford and a doctorate from the School Of Oriental And African Studies , Oxford University has served his faith, the Nigerian people and humanity at large in a number of key positions. Author of the seminal texts Religion, Politics and Power in Northern Nigeria , Islam and Politics in Nigeria and Democracy And Civil Society In Nigeria amongst others. Father Kukah's Chairmanship of DevNet's Board affects our organization's capacity, international credibility and an unfaltering sincerity of purpose in uncountable beneficial.

Prof. Patrick O. Utomi continues to blaze trails on the Nigerian business, governance and social development horizon Prof. Utomi's high achieving experiences as erstwhile Deputy Managing Director/Acting CEO of Volkswagen Nigeria Ltd; member of council of the Institute of Management Consultants and the Manufacturer's Association of Nigeria amongst numerous other posts he has held saw him picked, at a remarkably young age, for service as erstwhile Special Assistant to the first Executive President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. He is currently a Faculty member of Lagos Business School/Pan African University, Lagos .

Mr. Gboyega Banjo is a career Librarian that has not only built up an enviable career record in his field of specialization but also has led the pack in the publishing sector as erstwhile Executive Director of Spectrum publishing house.He is currently Curator of what is termed the most ambitious collaboration between the corporate sector and civil society in Nigeria , the hugely impressive MUSON Centre at Onikan in Lagos .

Ms Kemi Williams is the Gender Specialist of Britain's Department for International Development in Nigeria . A dynamic development specialist with a string of degrees, principally from the University of Sussex , Ms Williams brings to the Board an eclectic wealth of development activity experience garnered from both sides of the donor agency local NGO spectrum.

Alhaja Raliatu Daniju is a grassroots mobilizer of women and youth for development that is recognized as a pacesetter in the field. Executive Director of one of DevNet's over 130 member organizations, the Ajegunle Community Project, she is also widely recognized as a leading trade unionist and woman activist.


  1. Bankole Olubamise
  2. Sunday S. Oluwatayo (Admin Manager)
  3. Mercy Essieneukak (Projects Officer)