Cleen Foundation Appoints Gad Shamaki Executive Director


The Board of Directors of CLEEN Foundation has appointed, Mr. Gad Peter Shamaki as the Executive Director of CLEEN Foundation.

He will be taking over from the outgoing Acting Executive Director and Director of Programes, Mrs Ruth Olofin, following the decision of the Management of CLEEN Foundation.

Shamaki comes with a wealth of experience in the civil society sector as an active advocate for civil and political rights and access to justice.

“Mr Shamaki has at various times worked with the League for Human Rights (LHR), Centre for the Advocacy of Justice and Rights (CAJR), Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme (NSRP) of the British Council, Creative Associates and Equal Access International.

He has more than 15 years of civil society work experience and has acquired knowledge and skills in human rights advocacy, management of not-for-profit organisations with a strong interest in areas of good governance, gender mainstreaming, community mobilisation, stakeholders’ management, monitoring, evaluation and learning and project circle management.

“By this appointment, Gad Peter will manage and represent CLEEN Foundation.”

He, therefore, urged all partners to work in cooperation with the new ED to enable him “discharge of the affairs of CLEEN Foundation.”

He maintained that CLEEN Foundation remains committed to its mandate and relationship with other support organisations, agencies and CSO partners to drive for a secure and safe Nigeria where justice prevails.