Mansur Umar Kurugu is a dynamic Development Practitioner with nearly a decade of experience
working with International Non-Governmental Organizations (INGOs) and Local NGOs in
Nigeria. He has expertise in Communication for Development (C4D), Governance, Countering
Violent Extremism, Civilian Security (CivSec), and Inclusive citizens’ participation in Politics.
Mansur has distinguished himself as a Youth Mentor and a trailblazer in managing partner
relations and digital content creation. He has been involved in the successful implementation of
development programs that have positively impacted communities in the Northwest, Northeast,
and North Central regions of Nigeria.
Mansur is an exceptional communicator with strong collaboration skills that enable him to work
effectively with individuals and organizations from diverse backgrounds. His commitment to
professional development is reflected in his numerous certifications, including Behavioral
Science for Transparency and Accountability. He also holds a Commercial Pilot License from
the Mid-East Aviation Academy in Jordan.
His passion for driving positive change is evident in his dedication to helping communities
achieve sustainable development goals.