Yabaaba Mohammed Dawud is a native of Bindiru,Upper East Region of Ghana and has lived all his life in the National capital,Accra since the year 2000. Since 2010, Yabaaba has been the General Secretary of the Federation of Youth Clubs before he was elected as the Director of Programmes in 2014.He is currently the Programmes Coordinator of the West West Centre for Counter-Extremism where he coordinate the programmes of the centre on how to use credible research to unearth the underpinnings of extremism and terrorism in Ghana and West Africa.His bi-cultural background and focus on community collaboration has led him to a number of volunteer opportunities and community leadership roles. Yabaaba received his Certificate in Counter-Terrorism,International Security and Intelligence.He again received Bachelor of Science in Marketing at the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA).He earlier on recievedaily his Diploma in Public Administration.