Dr. Mrs. Sarah Jibril was a Special Adviser on Ethics and Values to former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan. She has an impressive history of achievement in a wide range of educational, ethics, governance, education, charitable and business roles.
By profession a Counseling Psychologist in the areas of Family, Youth & Politics. She was educated in Nigeria, the UK and the USA. She hails from Kwara state, where she held roles in the State Broadcasting Corporation, the Special Task Force on Social development, and was the Honourable Commissioner of Social Development, Youth Sports and Culture.
Throughout her working life she has held an extensive range of roles in support for NGOs including the Human Development Foundation of Nigeria of which she was one of the founders, and the Africa Fund for Development, Peace and Reconciliation (AFRIF-DPR) of which she was President, and became Chairman of the non-partisan Task Force on political Awareness of National Council of women’s societies. She is also a trustee of various youth and womens’ charities.
Sarah is the Chairman of the Governing Council of the Federal college of Education, and winner of various awards including the Dr. Martin Luther King Award – For Leadership Excellence in the USA, the This Day Newspaper Awardee of Life Achievers, the 50 Women of Valour awards and the First Lady of Nigeria’s 50 Women award.