Kpeibee Samuel Sesugh
Kpeibee Samuel Sesugh, also known as Sam-k, is a passionate climate activist, social entrepreneur, and writer who was born and raised in a Tiv village called Tse Ilmo in the Donga Local Government area of Taraba State. He attended Ilmo Primary School; thereafter, he proceeded with his secondary education at St. Peter’s High School Peva-Chanchanji in Takum local government area of Taraba state.
He then moved to Yola Adamawa, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Education at the Federal College of Education, Yola, in affiliation with the University of Maiduguri.
While still in college, he demonstrated his commitment to serving people in different groups and societies, such as the secretary of the Agricultural Science Students Association and the Joint Christian Campus Fellowship. He also served as the Chief Usher of the Deeper Life Campus Fellowship and Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Student Union Government President before he later emerged as the great mouthpiece (public relations officer) of the same union at the Federal College of Education, Yola.
Kpeibee Samuel Sesugh was a delegate at the National Youth Emerging Leaders Conference 2021, which took place in Kaduna State and was one of the biggest emerging young leaders’ gatherings in northern Nigeria. It will also interest you to know that he also won the Nigerian Award Scholarship in the year 2020.
His pledge to environmental well-being and track record of climate activism can be seen in various occasions where he volunteered with many local and international non-profit organizations focused on curtailing the negative effects of climate change, such as being the program coordinator of Project Greener Yola, a youth organization based in Yola focused on mitigating the effects of climate change through advocacy for green skills policies and planting trees in Adamawa State. Volunteering with Environmental Protectors Alliance, an Accra-based youth platform that offers opportunities to environmentalists to discuss climate and environmental issues and come up with practical solutions to climate change and environmental challenges
Also, Kpeibee Samuel Sesugh is an active participant in the EcoClimate Vision, a Kenyan-based youth organization that brings together young people across Africa for the exchange of climate change adaptation knowledge and skills.
Currently, he’s been selected for the Zero Carbon Africa Impact Fellowship 2023, a 10-week program sponsored by Access Bank that aims to build a community of exceptional young African leaders who will champion and promote net-zero advocacy across Africa.
As a teacher, Kpeibee Samuel Sesugh taught agricultural science at E.Y.N. Academy and Hammawa Toungo Secondary School in Yola Town, Adamawa State. He currently works as a graduate assistant with the Department of Agriculture Education at the Federal College of Education, Yola, where he teaches youth organizations in agriculture and the history of agricultural science. He has so far supervised five (5) students in microteaching practical and three (3) final-year students in research projects. Kpeibee Samuel Sesugh is open to opportunities, collaboration, and learning.