Bahiru Adamu was born in 1996 in Wum, Menchum Division of the North West Region of Cameroon into a Fulani community. Adamu is enrolled in the University of Bamenda where he is currently pursuing a Masters program in Political Science. Professionally, Adamu is a student teacher and an advocate for Youth Empowerment through capacity building.
His charisma and passion for youths’ inclusion in decision making processes has seen him rise to prominence over the years. He was elected Senior Prefect 2015-2016 Government High School Wum, he has been Class Coordinator during his undergraduate studies, Faculty Executive for 2017-2018, President of HTTC Students Association and currently, Youth Parliamentarian for Tubah Bafut Constituency and an Ambassador for Cameroon to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals SDGs 2018-2020.
In terms of civic engagements, Adamu had gathered a wealth of experience through the numerous trainings he has attended either as participant or facilitator. His sole desire is to bring back lasting peace to all the trouble stricken regions in Cameroon which is demonstrated through his consistent advocacy and engagements. He was recently selected as part of Cohort 5 of the Africa Fact-checking Fellowship for Cameroon #AFFCameroon by #defyhatenow. Twitter: https://twitter.com/adamu_bahiru