Babangida Ruma

Consultant and Project Manager in Putrajaya

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Babangida Ruma is one of the true examples of how far concerns for global well-being and regional development can lead a young person, He is widely recognized as an expert on youth development issues and empowerment, He has been actively involved in youth activities at both national & international levels championing youth empowerments through leadership & capacity building. He is the director of Programs and development of The Ruma Initiative, Founder/President of Arewa Youth Awareness Initiative Forum (AYAIF) He previously worked as a Team Leader during four days workshop on Climate change organised by World Youth Foundation, Ruma appointed as Peace Ambassador for the Commonwealth Youth Council’s Youth Campaign Against Election Violence (Y-CAEV) in Nigeria 2015. He is Community Organizer and Nigerian Social Activist, An active Youth leader in Nigeria who contributed to informed Youth policy dialogues in African Region. and a Member of the Commonwealth Youth Council Peace Ambassadors Network (CYPAN), Member of the United Nation Interagency Network on Youth Development’s Working Group on Youth and Gender Equality. First African International Student Ambassador representing Nigeria in Limkokwing University of Creative Technology Malaysia.

He is Computer Professional a Google certified digital marketing trainer and United Nation Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) HP LIFE trainer, He is a Computer Certified Professional of Nigeria (CPE). Member, Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), Member Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM), Member, Information Technology System & Security Professionals of Nigeria (ITSSPN). Ruma has received several trainings at home and abroad where he studied Information Technology at Limkokwing University Of Creative Technology and Civic Leadership at the YALI Regional Leadership Center West Africa Accra. He Obtained an Executive Certificate in Employee Behavior Management at the Centre for Entrepreneurship, Leadership And Business Management Development (CELBMD) Africa, Kumbo, Cameroun. He is also a Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) from the Internetworkz Institute Bangalore, India. He holds a certificate in social sector leadership from the Philanthropy University.

Ruma is a Very tactical leader with a strong drive and passion for service and development, with the ability to initiate/manage cross- functional team and multi – disciplinary projects.

  • Work
    • The Ruma Initiative
  • Education
    • Limkokwing University of Creative Technology