Yusha'u Sani Yankuzo
United Action for Democracy (UAD) - Nigeria
Twitter : @Yankuzo1
Yusha’u Sani Yankuzo (www.yankuzo2000.blogspot.com) is a Kano based Youth Activist, a Pan-Africanist and Constitutional Lawyer. He is the North-West Zonal Organizing Secretary of the United Action for Democracy (UAD), one of the most vibrant pressure groups in Nigeria.
He is currently serving on the Board of several Human Rights and Pro-Democracy Groups in Nigeria, including Nigeria Social Forum (NSF), Civil Liberties Organization (CLO), Save Nigeria Group (SNG), Campaign for Democracy (CD), Nigerians United Against Corruption (NUAC), National Youth Movement for Constitutional Review (NYMCR), Arewa Research and Development Project (ARDP–Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria), Good Governance Group (3G), Leadership for Democratic Advancement (LEDA) among many others.
He is a member of many Global Youth Organizations, including World Youth Alliance (WYA), Amnesty International (AI), Global Youth Anti-Corruption Network (GYAC), TakingITGlobal among others.
For the past 9 years, Yusha’u Sani Yankuzo has been a community mobilizer, a youth trainer and facilitator in the areas of Democracy, Human Rights and Good Governance.
He published a number of articles, including “The Role of Youths in Achieving MDGs” (e-Zamani Magazine – September 2007: CITAD, Kano); “Apostasy and Self Help Under Islamic Law” (Ethnic & Religious Rights Magazine – December 2004: Human Rights Monitor, Kaduna); “Youth Position Paper on Electoral Reform” (Triumph Newspaper, Kano – 18th December, 2009); “Replying IBB on Nigerian Youths” (Daily Trust Newspaper-Friday, 23 April, 2010), “Nigerian Youths Must Stand Focused and United” (www.yankuzo2000.blogspot.com), “State of Human Rights in Kano State “(www.yankuzo2000.blogspot.com) etc.
Yusha’u Sani Yankuzo was born in Kura Local Government Area of Kano State on the 23rd Day of February, 1980.