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Hamzat Lawal

Education: Bachelor's degree, Political Science, University of Abuja
Experience: An information technology specialist with International Centre for Energy, Environment and Development (ICEED), currently the Founder/Chief Executive of Connected Development and on the Executive Board of African Youth Initiative on Climate Change (AYICC)
Awards: Council of Europe’s Democracy Innovation (2021); The Future Awards Africa (Advocacy category, 2019), United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Action Awards (2019).
Hamzat B. Lawal is an anti-corruption activist. He is the founder of Follow The Money, a social accountability initiative that comprises data analysts, journalists, activists, and students. Hamzat is also the Chief Executive of Connected Development (CODE), a non-governmental organization that is empowering marginalised communities in Africa with access to information on how to better engage their government for the implementation of public services.

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