Staff, West Africa Regional Director
Abdullahi Lawal is the CEO of i-Global, Ltd.,┬áan emerging leader in IT service provision throughout┬áSub-Saharan Africa. ┬áHe currently spearheads┬ábusiness strategy┬áfor eDMS, ERP, and other IT Solutions in┬áNigeria, where he received his┬áBachelor of Science in Criminology from┬áNational Open University.
As a human rights activist, Lawal has been an Election Observer and FCT Coordinator, responsible for the coordination of polling stations in Abuja, including screening┬áthe activities of Election Officials┬áand ensuring a good rapport┬ábetween Officials and Voters. ┬áHe has maintained regular contact with CODE┬ásecretariat┬áthrough comprehensive reports on the┬á2015 Presidential, Parliamentary, and State Gubernatorial Elections. ┬áCODE is┬áan NGO whose mission is to improve access to information and empower local communities in Africa.
In addition to his work with Connected Development (CODE), Abdullahi is the┬áDistrict Commissioner for the┬áBoy Scouts of Nigeria, and a proud member of the worldwide┬áScout Movement, with the stated aim of supporting young people to play constructive roles in society. ┬áHe also┬ásupports the┬áInternational Centre for Energy, Environment & Development, which provides┬áideas that link energy and climate change policy reforms to prosperity for NigeriaÔÇÖs poor.