Alabidun Mahfuz Mudathir

Alabidun Mahfuz Mudathir

Education Cluster Lead

Mahfuz Alabidun is an inspiring social entrepreneur and educationist who has dedicated his life to making a positive impact in the lives of others, especially those who are less privileged. His work with the Inmates Educational Foundation, which he founded, is a testament to his commitment to providing educational opportunities for inmates and helping to reduce recidivism rates in Nigeria.

Through the Inmates Educational Foundation, Mahfuz Alabidun has been able to provide educational materials, mentorship, and training programs to over 2,500 inmates in several prisons so far in Lagos, Ebonyi,Osun,Kano States Nigeria. He has also initiated various advocacy programs to raise awareness about the importance of education in rehabilitating and reintegrating inmates into society.

He is a serial volunteer with social, religious, and political groups. Mahfuz is a postgraduate student from the Department of Educational Management at  Lagos State University.

Mahfuz Alabidun's work has earned him several recognitions and awards, including being selected as a 2023 Mandela Washington Fellow Fully Funded by the United States Department of State, the 2022 Peak Unstoppable Human of Change Award 2021 Muhammed Sanusi SDG challenge award, Active Citizen Awards and recently Awarded Honorary Impact Award 2024.  He is an excellent example of how one person's passion and dedication can make a difference in the lives of many.