YUSUF ABDULLAHI RIGASA (PhD)
Yusuf Abdullahi Rigasa grew up in Rigasa village of Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Nigeria. He got his first degree in Microbiology from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria- Nigeria. He then travelled to Scotland to study at the University of AbertayDundee where he obtained his Masters and Doctorate Degrees in Waste Water Management and Solid Waste respectively. He has professional qualifications withLocal and International Associations which includes, Nigerian Environmental Society of Nigeria, (NES), Kaduna, Nigeria. International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA), USA and International Solid Waste Association (ISWA), Austria amongst others.
Rigasa served at the Savannah Sugar Company, Nigeria, and alsoworked as Assistant Lecturer, Kaduna Polytechnic Kaduna, Nigeria. He was a Research Fellow at the University of Abertay, Dundee, Scotland. Zonal Head (North) National Oil Spill Detection and ResponseAgency, NOSDRA Kaduna-Nigeria. He is currently a visitingLecturer with Kaduna State University, Kaduna-Nigeria and General Manager/ CEO Kaduna State Environmental Protection Authority, KEPA. General Manager is married with children, and he likes reading, eco-tourism and good movies.