Professional Summary

Wilson Atumeyi is a sociologist and an anti-corruption activist, He is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Water With Development (WaterWide), a non-profit organisation that tracks government spending and international aid for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) to ensure transparency, accountability and the proper implementation and completion of WASH projects in marginalised and rural communities in Nigeria and improving the living condition of Nigerians through targeted capacity building, advocacy, multidimensional engagement, and social mobilisation.
He won the category of Advocate of the Year 2020 (Africa Youth Award), He was named amongst the Top 20 activists in Nigeria in 2020 (The Lead Nigeria), 100 most influential Nigerian 2020 (Africa Youth Award) and was nominated for Prize for Activism 2020 (The Future Awards)


Skills

  • Content Strategy
  • Writing
  • Campaign Management
  • Branding
  • Social Media
  • Events Content
  • Fundraising
  • Creative Initiatives
  • Advocacy

Wilson was involved in several advocacy campaigns that led to policy changes in Nigeria including a marginal increase for health in 2018 budget, Not Too Young to Run and Disability Rights Law. He is currently active in the advocacy for Universal Basic Education ACT and Child Rights Act amongst others. To promote transparency, accountability and citizens engagement in governance, he Builds the capacity of young Nigerians on the Freedom of Information Act (FoI) and the use of technology to amplify issues.
Wilson is also an advocate for women and girls rights. He advocates policies that would curb Gender-based Violence(GBV) in Nigeria. He was selected by YouthHub Africa to lead the media and publicity department of the women and girls rights defenders (Abuja Network).

Awards and Certification