- Salamatu Jidda-Fadda is a Nigerian world-known environmentalist with a lofty track record
- The academic got both her first degree and masters from the University of Jos
- A chairperson of several organizations, she uses a two-pronged approach to preserve the environment
In celebration of 2020 World Environmental Day, it is important to celebrate the effort of Dr Salamatu Jidda-Fadda, a Nigerian scientist in Bangor Gwynedd, UK.
She has contributed greatly towards creating a good environment and societies with her organisation called JAVS Environmental Care Ltd.
According to her LinkedIn profile, she also founded the North Wales Africa Society and a charity organization called Tallafi UK, which means “support” in the Hausa language.
She bagged a doctorate degree in conversation biology. It should be noted that her research dwells on both the ecological and social-cultural ways to understand threats to our environment.
Jidda-Fadda had her first degree in geography from the University of Jos and her masters in environmental and resources planning from the same institution.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Professor Ndubuisi Ekekwe is one Nigerian scientist who has brought pride to his country with his inventions.
Ekekwe is called a rare Nigerian tech genius with many incredible innovations around the world. One of his numerous contributions was an invasive medical robot that was acquired by the US government.
He was the head of the team that worked on a very significant chip used by the iPhone. He is from Abia state and had his undergraduate education from the Federal University of Technology, Owerri.
It should be noted that the Nigerian scientist has two doctoral degrees and four masters degrees.
Another thing to know about the scientist is that he was the best graduating student when he finished his first degree in Owerri.
He got a very important award called the IGI Global Book of the Year Award. Others he got are the Forum Young Global Leader IBM Global Entrepreneur and World Economic Forum Young Global Leader.
Ibekwe is the head and founder of Zenvus, a leading global tech company, and also a member of the board that select winners for Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Program.
In other news, built in the 7th century, Al-Nejashi Mosque was named after a Christian king of Aksum called Al-Nejashi.
This was so because he gave shelter to Muslim refugees which included relatives of Prophets Muhammed (SAW) at the time they really needed help.