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Dauda Farouk
Senior Finance Officer
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Dauda Farouk has over seven years’ experience in financial management in the private and non-profit sectors. As the Senior Finance Officer at Yiaga Africa, he is responsible for managing the staff payroll, supporting project implementation and grants management analysis and is involved in the preparation of financial statements, tax returns and grant-related reports. He also supports internal & external audit processes of the organization as part of schedules to support financial reports to the board and donors. 

Dauda holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Banking and Finance and is currently undergoing his Master’s Degree programme in Financial Economics at the University of Abuja. He is also a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered).


Yiaga Africa is a non-profit civic hub of change makers committed to the promotion of democratic governance, human rights and civic engagement. With its operational base in Abuja, Nigeria, Yiaga Africa focuses on in-depth research, providing critical analysis on key democratic and governance issues, crafting practical solutions, training and empowering citizens to lead change in their community. Yiaga Africa implements several innovative programs aimed at stimulating active citizenship, protecting human rights and deepening democratic governance. We invest in building networks and social movements to drive social change and transformation. Yiaga Africa has leadership structures and members in all 36 states and 774 Local Government Areas (LGA) of Nigeria.