Board Members

Cpt. Bill Byrd, Founder

Bill Byrd retired from the U.S. Navy. In 2003 Capt. Byrd was selected to serve in the U.S. State dept. program at Jaji Military base, in Kaduna state.
During his time in Nigeria, he began community humanitarian projects and founded the W.T. Byrd Foundation.


Dr. Ankama, Executive Director, Women’s Care Clinic

Dr. Ankama is the Chief Obstetrics Surgeon in private practice in Kaduna. He is the former Director of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Zaria University.
Dr. Ankama is also our foundation’s Executive Director for our women care clinic in Kaduna.


Arch Bishop Job, Executive Director, Pastoral Care

Arch Bishop Job is the head Bishop for the Methodist Church in the North of Nigeria. He is also the Executive Director of our Pastoral care program for our foundation.


Mrs. Badmus, CFO and Treasurer

Mrs. Badmus is a business women and a distinguished citizen in the Muslim community of Kaduna. She is the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. She lives with her husband and 3 children in Kaduna City.