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Imam SHEFIU Abdulkareem Majemu

Founder/Co-Executive Director
PERSONAL OBEJECTIVE

Seeking to build a just and Inclusive society through religion, where people learn to live together with mutual respect and willingness to share knowledge and ideas without compromising their faith and identities.

SUMMARY OF ACTIVITIES

  • Day to day running of the organization and the IRC
  • Strategic planning and Implementation of organizational annual action plan
  • Sourcing for projects funding and collaboration

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

INSTITUTION

School of Media and Communication at Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State.
Lagos State University, Adebola Adegunwa School of Communication, Surulere, Lagos.

Lagos State University, Ojo

Usman Dan Fodio University, Zulikha Abiola College of Arabic & Islamic Studies, Abeokuta.

Expressway Secondary School, Tolu, Olodi – Apapa

Local Authority Primary School, Ajegunle.

QUALIFICATION

P.hd Communication Studies – in- view

M.Sc Communication Studies

B.Sc Public Relations and Advertising

Diploma in Communication Art

Diploma in Arabic & Islamic Studies (NCE eq.)

Senior Secondary School Certificate, 1994

First School Leaving Certificate, 1998

RESEARCH

Role and Challenges the Media in the effective Management of Religious in Nigeria.

The Role of Public Relations in the Effective Management of Jail breaks in the Nigerian Prisons, October, 2009

The Effect of Branding on Emerging Products.

A case study of NASMALT DRINK, 2006

Nigerian Indigenous Languages and Effective Communication among Prison Inmates, 2000

The Attitude of Nigerian Muslim Inmates towards some Islamic Practices, 1998

PROFFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

ORGANISATION/INSTITUTION

The Islamic Platform Society of Nigeria/Islamic Resource Centre

POSITION HELD/DATE:

Ameer/ Executive Director (2005 till date)

DUTIES:

Day to day running of the organization and the IRC.
Strategic planning and Implementation of organizational annual action plan.


Interfaith Mediation Centre South / West Zone, Lagos, Nigeria

POSITION HELD/DATE:

Joint Zonal Co-ordinator [ 2009 till date)

DUTIES:

Sourcing for projects funding and collaboration.
Management and implementation of all Religion activities of the organization.
Implementing managing all organizations strategic action plan in the zone.


Strength in Diversity Development Centre, Nigeria

POSITION HELD/DATE:

Joint Executive Director

DUTIES:

Evolving project and sourcing for fund through collaboration and proposal writing
Daily running of the zonal peace building programmes.
Implementing managing all organizations strategic action plan in the zone


Islamic Education Forum, Magodo GRA, Shangisha, Lagos

POSITION HELD/DATE:

Chief Imam & Missioner (2003-2005)

DUTIES:

Evolving project and sourcing for fund through collaboration and proposal writing
Daily running of the zonal peace building programmes
Daily running of organization’s, weekly and annual (ceremonial ) prayers and sermons


Nigeria Prison Service, State Headquarters Office, Alagbon-Close, Ikoyi, Lagos.

POSITION HELD/DATE:

General duty Officer and PR Attache (1996-2003)

POSITION HELD/DATE:

General duties, Prisons Chaplaincy affairs and Public Relations.

REFERENCE

Name:

Dr. Rotimi Olatunji

Position:

H.O.D Public Relations & Advertising.

Contact:

Adebola Adegunwa School of Communication, Surulere, Lagos.


Name:

Dr. Jimi Kayode

Position:

H.O.D Journalism.

Contact:

Adebola Adegunwa School of Communication , Surulere Lagos.


Name:

Imam (Dr) Muhammed Asafa

Position:

Co- Executive Director , Interfaith Mediation Centre,Kaduna.


Name:

Pastor James Movel Wuye

Position:

Co-Executive Director,Interfaith Mediation Centre,Kaduna.


PROFESSIONAL TRANING

A-3 day International Workshop on Preventing Electoral Violence

DATE:

Nov, 2014

ORGANIZER

Centre for Peace, Democracy and Development, UMASS, Boston and MIT, Boston, MA.


Religion and Mediation Course

DATE:

Nov, 2014

ORGANIZER

Centre for Security Studies (CSS), Chatteau de Bossey, Switzerland.


A-4 day international training on Mediating Violent Conflict

DATE:

May, 2014

ORGANIZER

United States Institute of Peace (USIP) Academy, Washington DC.


A 4-day International Workshop on ReligiousConflict, Prevention and Negotiation

DATE:

Nov, 2014

ORGANIZER

Centre for Peace, Democracy and Development, UMASS, Boston and Harvard Divinity School, Harvard.


A 4 -day International Workshop on Interfaith Mediation and Dialogue

DATE:

December, 2013

ORGANIZER

Centre for Peace,Democracy and Development, University of Massachusetts, Boston. MA.


3 day workshop on Project Planning and Management

DATE:

August, 2009

ORGANIZER

PACT, Nigeria and USAID


A 3day Network Strengthening Workshop

DATE:

Abuja 2009

ORGANIZER

PACT, Nigeria/USAID


International Visitors Leadership Program, Washington DC, United States of America

DATE:

September/October, 2010

ORGANIZER

Word Learning and Department of State, Washington, D.C, USA


A 3- day International Workshop on Strategic Planning and Networking

DATE:

Kaduna, 2010

ORGANIZER

PACT, Nigeria & USAID


2 -week Religious Freedom and Interfaith Dialogue Observers/volunteering Tour

DATE:

April,2011

ORGANIZER

The Interfaith Centre,London

PROFESSIONAL/INTERNATIONAL MEMBERSHIP

INSTITUTION:

United Nations Alliance of Civilizations

PROGRAMME:

United Nations Alliance of Civilization Global FORUM, Vienna, Austria

DATE:

February,2013


The Role of Public Relations in the Effective Management of Jail breaks in the Nigerian Prisons, October, 2009

Nigeria Institute of Public Relations.

PROGRAMME:

Member Nigerian Institute of Public Relations(MNIPR)

DATE:

February,2013


State Department Alumni Global Forum

PROGRAMME:

International Visitors Leadership Program, State Department, Washington D.C

DATE:

October,2010


PERSONAL PROJECTS

PROGRAMME:

A-2day Muslim Leaders of Tomorrow Conference

TITLE:

Interfaith Dialogue and Peace Building, Lagos, Nigeria

DATE:

November, 2009


PROGRAMME:

Religious Leaders Forum

TITLE:

Free, Fair and Credible Elections in Nigeria, US Public Affairs Section, Lagos, Nigeria

DATE:

February,2011


PROGRAMME:

The Ambassador s of Peace Initiative of Change Project

TITLE:

Youth Moral Re-armament Program

DATE:

On going


PROGRAMME:

The Interfaith Information Resource Centre (IIRC)

TITLE:

Data Bank for Interfaith and Religious Freedom in Nigeria

DATE:

Proposed


PROGRAMME:

The Imam’s Peace Summit

TITLE:

Religious Freedom and Interfaith Dialogue

DATE:

November,2012


PROGRAMME:

The Religious Leaders Summit

TITLE:

Religious Freedom and Interfaith Dialogue

DATE:

November,2012