Mustapha is a Research Assistant at CSEA. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Development Studies from the Federal University of Kashere, Gombe state, Nigeria. His research interest covers Poverty Reduction, Inclusive Growth, and the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. He was previously an intern at the Community Development Program unit of ECOWAS Commission, and also worked on poverty alleviation trials and inclusive governance advocacy. Mustapha also briefly served as a relationship officer at TAJBank Ltd.