The Nigerian Institution of Civil Engineers Abuja Chapter
Posted: 13/Feb/2018

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Hussaini Abdu is a scholar and a development expert. He is currently the Country Director of Plan International in Nigeria. He had earlier served as the Country Director of ActionAid International also in Nigeria. Mr. Abdu has held different other responsibilities in some other International development organisations in Africa. As the Head of ActionAid International Democracy and Governance Programme in Africa, he coordinated and supported democracy and governance programme in 23 different African countries, working closely with state institutions, International and regional organisations like African Union, Southern African Development Corporation (SADC), Economic Community of West African State (ECOWAS) and the UN system among others. 

Dr. Abdu has also taught Political Science and Defence Studies at the Nigerian Defence Academy Kaduna. He has made significant contributions to books and learned journals and has been a major resource person on Nigeria and African security, democracy, governance and development to different international fora and media. He is the author of Clash of Identities: State, Society and Ethno-Religious Conflicts in Northern Nigeria. DevReach Publishers 2010. The book is a major contribution to the understanding of the history and dynamics of violent conflicts in northern Nigeria. 

He is a fellow and laureate of different institutions and academic programmes in Africa and the United States America. 

Dr. Abdu has a strong presence in Nigerian and African development community and Civil Society community. He holds a PhD in Political Science from Bayero University Kano, Nigeria.

Engr. Felix Omongbale, MNSE, MNICE
Publicity Secretary, NICE Abuja Chapter