Rural Health Mission Nigeria

"Eliminating Barriers to Quality Healthcare Access"

Our Team

Muhammad A. Saddiq, RN, BSc.

Phone: +2348178722452, +1(202)766-0334
Muhammad is the founder and CEO of Rural Health Mission Nigeria; an organization that focuses on eliminating barriers to quality healthcare access in hard-to-reach and underserved communities in Nigeria. His organization supports maternal and child health services in remote communities and develops advocacy platforms to influence policy that strengthens primary healthcare systems. He also serves as Deputy Chief of Infection Control at Federal Teaching Hospital Gombe, where he focuses on surveillance and prevention of hospital-acquired infections to improve patient safety outcomes in the facility. He is a fellow of the Atlantic fellowship for Health Equity at George Washington University, USA. In 2019, Muhammad initiated and successfully launched the seminal Nigeria Health Leadership Conference which is now an annual event that provides advocates, policymakers, researchers, and clinicians the opportunity to share ideas on public policy challenges and opportunities in the Nigerian health system. He is a global fellow of the African Institute of Development Professionals and active alumni of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), through which he earned a certificate in Civic Leadership from Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA. He remains engaged in cross-collaborative projects at Drexel University with the College of Nursing and Health Professions Board of Global Healthcare Engagement. He earned his higher national diploma from Taraba State College of Nursing and Bachelors of Science in Community Health at Modibbo Adama University, Yola. In 2019 he received a Professional Certificate in Global Health Leadership and Project Management from Washington University, USA. His professional focus is to develop strategies to promote patient safety and strengthen public health policy to improve access to quality healthcare in low-resource settings.

Mohammed Adamu Suleh, RN

Program Manager
Phone: +2348065049046
Mohammed is a Registered Nurse with over 8 years of experience in clinical and Public health practice. He is a co-founder and current program manager at Rural Health Mission Nigeria. He is also an Alumni of the YALI West African Regional Leadership Center in civic leadership (cohort 8). Mohammed hold a professional certificate in leadership and management in health from Washington University and in pursued of his Bachelor’s degree in community health and prevention (part-time). He has worked with "medicins sans frontiers"(MSF) as a volunteer in 2011 and currency working with Federal Teaching Hospital Gombe as a general nurse practitioner.

Agbo I. Jibrin, RN

M & E Officer
Field Operation
Phone: +2348036500909
Agbo is a professional Nurse with over 9 years experience in clinical and public healthcare services. He is self-motivated with interest in volunteerism and community service. Since 2016 He has been responsible for improving the monitoring and reporting of Rural Health Mission Nigeria’s projects. He has been a Nursing Officer at the Federal Teaching Hospital, Gombe, for over 8 years. Now serves as Volunteer Nurse Clinician and Educator at the Ministry of Health and Sanitation, Repulic of Sierra Leone. Agbo Holds Bachelor of Nursing Science degree from Maryam Abacha American University of Niger, earned professional certificates in Leadership and Management in health and Project Management from University of Washington, Seattle, USA and Project Management Professional institute of Nigeria respectively. He also holds a PGD in Education and is presently earning a Master’s Degree in International Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid at the KALU Institute, Andalusia, Spain. He has been working with Rural Health Mission Nigeria since 2016 as the monitoring and evaluation officer till August 2019 when he departed for the republic of Sierra Leone for the Technical Aid Corp Volunteer.

Hadiza M. Aliyu

Data Manager
M & E
Phone: 2347033624567
Hadiza Mohammed Aliyu is a health educator and a data analyst with over 5 years of experience in public health practice. Hadiza has worked on notable projects including Gate's MNCH project, save the children Reach project etc. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Health Education from the University of Maiduguri and Masters of Public Health from the University of Wolverhampton United Kingdom. She is currently working on her project "disease prevention, health improvement, prolonging and improving the quality of people’s life and access to healthy choice". She is passionate and committed with good interpersonal skills, ability to work in a group/ under pressure and flexible in learning new health ideas that will promote and improve the health of the public.

Zulfkilfu Shehu

Administrative Secretary
General Admin
Phone: +2347034780671
Zulkiflu is a health educationist and a field researcher with over 5 years of experience as a peer educator at Gombe state ministry of Youths, sport and social welfare. Zulkiflu holds bachelors degree in political science from the University of Maiduguri and post graduate diploma in public health education and promotion from University of Maiduguri Zulkiflu has worked with Society for Family Health, IPAS and PSI as a reasearch assistant. Zulkiflu has been a volunteer at Rural Health Mission Nigeria since 2015 before his nomination into the executive team of the organization as the Administrative Secretary.

Jude Noel Lanamo, RN

Admin Secretary
Phone: +2347039357363
Since 2011 Jude has been a Nurse at the Federal Medical Centre, Jalingo. He is currently a field Nurse at Integrated Data Service Limited in Pindiga field office in Gombe. His experience includes epidemic control (including recent certification in the control of Lassa fever and other viral hemorrhagic fevers), accident and emergency, and general medicine. Along with his duties at IDS limited, he is a field officer and program assistant at Rural Health Mission Nigeria. Jude holds a degree from the College of Nursing and Midwifery, Jalingo.

Yusuf Suleh

Internal Auditor
Phone: 2348035986172
Yusuf Suleh Medical laboratory Technician with over 20 years clinical experience currently working at Federal Teaching Hospital Gombe. Yusuf concurrently serves as the chairman medical and health workers Union FTH Gombe Branch and he has served as the auditor general of the association for over 8 year where he has sharpened his auditing skills and managing public funds. Yusuf has volunteered his wealth of experience to Rural Health Mission Nigeria since 2017 to serving as the internal auditor and he collaborates with external auditors to ensure transparency and accountability of the organization while providing guides to achieving theorganizational goals.

Rachaell Ajuji

Office Assistant