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NYPF appoints Kadliura as Executive Secretary

The Nigerian Young Professionals Forum, NYPF, has appointed Kadliura Carolyn Samuel as its Executive Secretary with effect from September 10, 2018.

The appointment has increased the number of women on the board of NYPF to 45 percent, according to the forum.


Kadliura has a background Public Sector Administration with experience spanning several years. She has worked with the Adamawa State government under the Special Projects and Programs Unit (SPPU) as Special Assistant on Political Mobilization and Enlightenment and as a collaborative entrepreneurship guide on youth-led organizations towards achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) in Nigeria.

She has worked and volunteered with Education for Sustainable Youth Leadership Initiative (ESYLI), ICON AFRIQUE, Centre for Peace Advancement in Nigeria (CEPAN) and Beyond Boundaries Legacy Leadership Initiative (BBLLI)


Before her appointment, Kadliura is a Program Strategy Planner. She has initiated the creation and formation of Sustainable and Transformational activities for BMO’s and CSO’s. Kadliura has also initiated and partnered in promoting and projecting the mission of Nigerian Young Professionals Forum, NYPF, since 2014 with the aim of achieving a more sustainable future for youths in Nigeria.

She is passionate about finding workable solutions and strategies for addressing challenges to youth inclusiveness in economic, political and societal development in Nigeria and around the world.

Kadliura is an Alumni of the United States Institute on Social Entrepreneurship funded by the United States Government.

The Nigerian Young Professionals Forum (NYPF) is a Non-Governmental Organization composed of young professionals from different fields of human endeavors under a unified platform to achieve three major objectives which are; creating sustainable livelihood for young people, engendering purposeful leadership and social democratic inclusion and encouraging young people’s participation in governance and the economic process.

The NYPF unites and network with over 2 million young Nigerian professionals globally, cutting across 15 countries with the largest population of young people in Africa.