About Us

WOWWI is led by a distinguished Board of Trustees, with membership comprising of individuals who have demonstrated over the years their commitment to social justice.


ESTHER IBANGA is the Founder and President of WOWWI. She is also the Pastor of Jos Christian Missions International. Pastor Ibanga holds a degree in Business Administration from the Institute of Administration Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and an MBA in Business Administration, University of Jos. She worked as a Marketing Officer, with Jos Steel Rolling Mills and Central Bank of Nigeria. For 16 years, she served as a Manager in banking operations, with special supervision of commercial Banks, before her voluntary retirement in order to pastor the church. She is a recipient of various peace awards with the latest being the Niwano Peace Prize award Japan, in recognition of her work with Women without Walls Initiative.

Lola Raji

Program Manager

Lola Raji is a Journalist by profession. She has a wide range of experience in presenting, directing and reporting for a broad audience. Adept at working with a wide variety of people effectively, she holds a Bsc. in Mass Communication from the prestiguos Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. She is a Media officer with WOWWI.

Rosemary Shav

Admin Officer

Rosemary Nguamo Shav is an Admin Officer with WOWWI. She holds a B.A in English Language and an MSc. in Conflict Management and Peace Studies both from the University of Jos. She is responsible for the co-ordination, personnel management and the day to day running of the WOWWI Office. She is also responsible for the internal co-ordination and planning.

Hafsat Musa

Program Officer

Ms Hafsat Inuwa Musa is a Legal practitioner. She holds an LLB from the University of Maiduguri. She is a member of NBA and also an Associate Member of Institute of Strategic Management in Nigeria. Hafsat has worked at IK Randa Chambers as Head of Chambers and Adar Global Ventures as Legal Officer. She is the Program Officer at WOWWI.

Samuel Azi

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Samuel Chris Azi is the monitoring and Evaluation Officer of WOWWI. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Sociology from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He is hard-working, diligent with task placed before him, a great team player and passionate about development work in particular, Women and youth empowerment. He is an indigene of Plateau State currently residing in Jos

Board Members

Meet our distinguished Board of Trustees.


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The Women without Walls Initiative (WOWWI) is a non-governmental, non-sectarian, all inclusive organization, comprised of progressive Nigerian women from every facet of life.

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