Deputy Executive Director, Northern Affairs
Jubrin Abdullahi Muregi
Comrade Jibrin Abdullahi Muregi is an educationist, veteran Youth leader/activist, Politician and community mobilizer. To his educational credit is B. Ed in Social Studies from ABU, B.Sc. in Political Science from University Abuja, M.Sc. in International Studies and Diplomacy IBB University Lapai and is presently pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in International Relations & Diplomacy at the University of Abuja.
Comrade Muregi began his public/civil service career as a Primary School teacher with Lavun Local Education Authority after completing his teacher’s training at Government Science Teachers College Bida and Niger State College of Education Minna. He then transferred to Chanchaga Local Education Authority Minna and was posted to Limawa Primary School Minna and voluntary resigned his service after 15years to pursue a dream of community service and politics As a Youth activist, organizer and mobilizer, Comrade Muregi was the pioneer National President of Youth Movement for HYPPADEC; Chairman of NYCN Niger State and Chairman of Chairmen Forum NYCN Nigeria. He is also the Director Inter groups of Northern Initiative; North Central Coordinator, Northern Youth Assembly and Legal Adviser to Kede Progressive Association KEPA; founding Secretary of Muregi Youth Association which he Relinquished voluntarily. He has also served as Country Director of African Youth Chambers of Commerce and Investment and is at the forefront of repositioning the Chambers in Nigeria.
Comrade Muregi is also an Entrepreneur and a promoter of Entrepreneurship. He is the Managing Director of Jibo-Jais Nig Ltd, an indigenous company into contracting, supplies, consulting and Agricultural Products Merchandizing. As Chairman of NYCN in Niger State, he worked with the Niger State Ministry of Youths to coordinate the implementation of the CBN Youth Entrepreneurship Development project in Niger State. He also successfully organized and hosted the 19 Northern States and FCT Youth summit in Minna in 2016. Perhaps the greatest area that Comrade Muregi has impacted humanity is in politics where he rose to the position of a Local Government Council Chairman in his home local Government of Mokwa. Prior to that he was Councilor in charge of Education Department of Kede Area Development of Mokwa LGA; Member Kede Area Development Council; Special Assistant on MDGs to Chairman Mokwa LGA and Personal Assistant to the Commissioner of works and later Environment.
He was also appointed Special Assistant on Hyppadec Matters to the former Governor of Niger State, Chief Servant Dr. Muazu Babangida Aliyu and Deputy Director General of Zainab Kure Senatorial Campaign organization in 2011 which they successfully prosecuted and delivered victory to Senator Zainab Kure. He has also served as Member/Secretary many Electoral committees and party primary elections across Nigeria to various states such as: Ondo, Plateau, Lagos, Benue and others. Comrade Jibrin Abdullahi Muregi is a founding member of the Defunct Lolo Ketso Grassroots Youth Movement where he served as the Director of Youths and groups Mobilization of the movement.
He was appointed as Coordinator Governor of Niger State in the build to the 2019 re Special Duties attached to the office of the Deputy Bello and reappointed to the same position shortly after the re election of Governor Abubakar Sani election. Because of his hard work, exemplary conduct and initiative, the Niger Government appointed Comrade Muregi State as the Niger State Focal Person for the Boarder Communities Development Agen He was also appointed as the Chairman, cy (BCDA) Central which is under the Presidency. Planning Committee of “ Forever (2020) ” a national programme initiative of Nigerian youths One Nation whose goal in to ensure total peace and unity of the Nigerian State. In February 2021, Comrade Muregi was appointed the Chairman, Local Organizing Committee (LOC) of the Focus Africa Awards 2021 event holding in Abuja.