Kiyawa elected AFREA Pres­i­dent

Daily Trust - - JOBS & CAREER - By John Chuks Azu

The Board of the African Eval­u­a­tion As­so­ci­a­tion (AfrEA) has elected Adam Suleiman Kiyawa as the new Pres­i­dent of the Board. He is to serve be­tween 2014 to 2016.

A stat­ment sent by Theodora Oby Nwankwo, Ex­ec­u­tive Di­rec­tor Civil Re­source De­vel­op­ment and Doc­u­men­ta­tion Cen­tre said the elec­tion fol­lowed the re­cently con­cluded 7th AfrEA Con­fer­ence in Yaoundé (March 2014). Kiyawa, a Nige­rian, takes over from Serge Eric Yakeu Djiam.

The new pres­i­dent has been in­volved in sig­nif­i­cant eval­u­a­tion work in Nigeria and Africa. He has pro­moted var­i­ous ef­fort to­wards bridg­ing the gap be­tween eval­u­a­tion de­mand and sup­ply par­tic­u­larly in Nigeria.

He has worked ex­ten­sively for over a decade on USAID and DFID pro­grams and was the for­mer Na­tional Eval­u­a­tion specialist with the US African De­vel­op­ment Foun­da­tion and later Di­a­mond De­vel­op­ment Ini­tia­tive, Nigeria coun­try part­ner.

He grad­u­ated with a Bach­e­lor’s de­gree in Bussiness Ad­min­is­tra­tion with post grad­u­ate in Man­age­ment and Par­tic­i­pa­tory Plan­ning Mon­i­tor­ing and Eval­u­a­tion from Bayero Univer­sity and IAC Nether­lands re­spec­tiv­elly.

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