I (Nikki) first met Emma online at the 6th July 2011 UK-Nigeria meeting.
Emma is a Fantsuam Foundation volunteer. Emmanuel had arrived just before the post-election violence struck and descibes himself as "A graduate of History Department A.B.U Zarian. an indigene of Kaduna State and a Bajju by tribe.
During this online meeting we learned:
- That Emma and his wife are currently staying with John as their home was burnt down during the sectarian fighting.
- Emma has been involved in the Kafanchan reconciliation process. He was busy sorting out more relief materials from Save the Children at the weekend. The items include detergents, soaps, clothes, buckets, books and pencils etc. A delivery of school uniforms if also awaited so distribution can begin among the children who were affected.
- Emma is also coordinating the children's lunch programme and he explained that at the moment FF is feeding about 20 children at its HQ and arrangements are been finalised to incorporate approx. 20 more almajiries from the Muslim Community which will commence on Friday this week
- See Emma's interview of Ajala who has a bullet lodged in his eye.
August 23rd 2011: Congratulations to Emma and his wife who are the proud parents of Bidemi. The honour of naming their son was given to John Dada.