National Assignments

United Nations

  1. Assistant Chairperson, Development Partners‘ Group (DPG) on Nutrition, Tanzania;August 2013 – 2015
  2. United Nations International Security Warden, Tanzania, 2014-2017
  3. World Health Organisation, Tanzania, Member, Local Procurement Committee (LPC), 2013-2017
  4. UNICEF Nigeria, Member, Contract Review Committee (CRC), 2006-2008
  5. UNICEF Nigeria, Member, Property Survey Board (PSB), 2003-2004
  6. UNICEF Security Warden, Abuja Zone A, 2010 – 2013
  7. UNICEF permanent Focal Officer for Health & Nutrition section (2003-2013) on
    • Integrated Monitoring and Evaluation Plan (IMEP)
    • Emergency Preparedness and Response
    • Nigeria Inter-Agency Contingency Planning & Response
    • DevInfo and ChildInfo database.
    • Integrated Early Child Development (ECD).
    • United Nations Develeopment Assistance Framework (UNDAF).
    • Audit focal point
  8. UNICEF Health & Nutrition section focal Officer for the Real Time Independent assessment (RTIA) of UNICEF response to the Sahel Food security and Nutrition crisis, July 1-8, 2012.
  9. UNICEF Health & Nutrition section facilitator to the Workshop on Information management during Emergency; Owerri, Nigeria, Nov 22-25, 2011.
  10. UNICEF Health & Nutrition Focal Officer to the EPRP Review workshop; Kaduna Nigeria.Feb 12-13, 2010.
  11. Technical Consultant to the Zinc Operations Research Workshop. UN Plaza, New York. Nov 1-2, 2010.
  12. UNICEF Health & Nutrition Focal Officer to the Regional Inter-Agency Contigency Planning Meeting; Kaduna Nigeria.Dec 12-13, 2010.
  13. UNICEF Health & Nutrition Focal Officer to the Training of Trainers on the Updated EPR Training Package, Minna, Niger State, Nigeria. May 24 – 29, 2009.
  14. Permanent member/technical expert. Nigeria’s National Food Fortification alliance (NFA).2002 – Date.
  15. Chairman, Technical committee on Social Marketing, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) fund for vitamin A fortification of flour, sugar and vegetable oil in Nigeria.2004 – Date.
  16. Nigeria technical representative to the 1st African Flour Fortification Workshop, Arusha, Tanzania. 17-20, 2008.
  17. Technical Consultant to the International Consultative Workshop on Sugar Fortification for the management of Vitamin A deficiency in Malawi, Lilongwe, Malawi. Dec 5-6, 2007
  18. International Expert and advocate for Universal Salt Iodisation strategies and roles of UNICEF, at the UNICEF and the Academic of Medical Sciences of Ukariane round table discussion on ‘Bioethical Aspects of elimination of Iodine Deficiency Disorders‘ in the framework of the 3rd National Congress of the Bioetical Medicine. Kyiv, Ukraine. Oct 10, 2007
  19. Requested for secondment to UNICEF Khartoum, Sudan, and Sudan FMOH for three months, to support national social marketing and advocacy campaign on IDD/USI. July 4, 2007
  20. Technical Consultant on the Nigeria USI certification at the 1st Global Micronutrient Forum, Istanbul, Turkey. April 16 – 18, 2007
  21. International Expert and advocate for Vitamin A fortification of flour, at the flour  Fortification Initiative conference, Beijin, China. Dec 23, 2005
  22. Co-consultant, Ghana Universal Salt Iodization assessment project, Accra, Ghana. Nov 5 – 15, 2005.
  23. Member and leader, Social Marketing Committee, Nigeria USI certification pre-assessment and assessment team to Nigeria. June – Dec, 2005.
  24. Member and lead facilitator, Kenya Ministry of Health and Kenya Mumias Sugar Industry, on understudy mission of the Nigeria Sugar fortification program, including technical production and legal regulations. Oct 25 – Nov 18, 2005
  25. Coordinator, inter-ministerial committee on the launch of vitamin A food fortification and Vitamin and Mineral Deficiency Control in Nigeria, Oct 28, 2004.
  26. Member, inter-ministerial committee on IDD/USI, to the Regional Consultation on Iodine Deficiency Disorder Control through Universal Salt Iodization, Dakar Senegal. Oct 19-21, 2004
  27. Member, inter-ministerial committee on Vitamin A Supplementation, to the Workshop on ‘Partnership for Sustained High Vitamin A Coverage in West Africa. Dakar, Senegal. April 24 – May 2, 2004
  28. Member, Nigeria expert committee on IDD/USI, to the Inter-Ministerial Meeting on Accelerating Sustained IDD Elimination, Beijing, China. October 15-17, 2003
  29. Permanent member/technical expert. Nigeria‘s IDD/USI taskforce. 2001 – 2013
  30. Expert and Consultant, UNICEF-supported National programme, on social marketing of vitamin A food fortification Program in Nigeria. May 2 – Dec 31, 2001