Abdullahi Lawal Garkuwa
Assistant Program Officer
A member of the Rural Health Mission Nigeria team since 2014, Abdullahi is passionate about advocating and influencing public health policy to strengthen health system management and achieve universal health coverage. His experience in community health program design and management includes engagements for the World Health Organization as local government facilitator in Kanam, Kanke, Mangu, and Wase LGAs. Abdullahi is a Medical Lab Technician at the Federal Teaching Hospital, Gombe, and holds an HND-equivalent Medical Lab Technician diploma. Abdullahi is presently earning a Bachelor of Science in Public Health at National Open University, Jos Study center.
Agbo Jibrin Ibrahim, RN
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Since 2016, Agbo 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 8 years. He is President of Christian Nurses Nigeria and is past Divisional Secretary of the Nigerian Red Cross. In addition to holding certificates in Nursing and Project Management, Agbo holds a diploma in Education and is presently earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Maryam Abacha American University of Niger.
Jude Noel Lanamo, RN
Along with his duties developing administrative protocols as Secretary General of Rural Health Mission Nigeria, 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. Jude holds a degree from the College of Nursing and Midwifery, Jalingo.
Mohammed Adamu Suleh, RN
Program Manager, Assistant Secretary
Mohammed has worked with Rural Health Mission Nigeria since 2014 and been a Nursing Officer at the Federal Teaching Hospital, Gombe, since 2012. He also is State Health Coordinator at Child Education and Crime Eradication Foundation in Gombe and volunteers with Medecins Sans Frontieres. Mohammed holds an HND-equivalent diploma in General Nursing from Dr Shehu Sule College of Nursing, Damaturu and is working toward a Bachelor of Science in Community Health at Modibbo Adama University of Technology Yola.
Muhammad Ahmad Saddiq, RN
Phone: +2348178722452, +1(202)766-0334
Muhammad founded the all-volunteer Rural Health Mission Nigeria in 2014 with the goal of improving access to quality healthcare and strengthening the health system in underserved communities. Concurrently, he holds the position of Nursing Officer I at the Federal Teaching Hospital, Gombe, where his nearly 10 years’ experience in a multi-disciplinary health facility continuously sharpens his skills in patient care and public health practices. In 2018, Muhammad was a recipient of the prestigious Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders through which he earned a certificate in Civic Leadership from Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA. He also volunteers for the Gombe State branch of the Islamic Medical Association of Nigeria and is a member of the Nigerian Nurse and Midwife volunteer health team. Muhammad holds an HND-equivalent diploma in General Nursing from State College of Nursing Jalingo and is working toward a Bachelor of Science in Community Health and Prevention at Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola
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