Felix Olusola Abayomi – Founder, WACI.

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Founder, Wildlife of Africa Conservation Initiative (WACI). Zoologist, Wildlife Management & Conservation of Species Professional. USAID – WABiCC Trained CITES Expert. Member, Society for Conservation Biology and the International Sea Turtle Society. Alumni, of Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State, Nigeria and Universidad De Internacional, Andalusia, Baeza, Spain, where I hold a Master’s in Wildlife Management and Conservation of Species in Trade. Worked as a Senior Scientific Officer with the Wildlife and CITES Management division of the Forestry Department, Federal Ministry of Environment. I am exposed to endangered species, conservation and the illegal trade in wildlife. I have been involved in wildlife education, more specifically working with Birgit Braun of Aktionsgemeinschaft Artenschutz (AGA) e.V., Germany to bring Sea Turtle Exhibition Conservation Education Programme to Nigeria and Anna Stamatiou of MEDASSET-Mediterranean Association to Save the Sea Turtles; Wildlife Rescue operations Training at Lufasi Nature Park, a privately owned Nature Conservancy in Lekki, Nigeria and has recently been appointed to conduct a mammalian inventory at the Ngel Nyaki Forest Reserve by the Nigerian Montane Forest Project. Felix has also presented a Pangolin Survey Research Proposal to the IUCN Specialist group where he hopes to become one of the listed researchers working on the species in west Africa. Felix is also currently in talks with Laurie Marker of Cheetah Conservation Foundation in Namibia on Cheetah reintroduction into Nigeria. He has participated in Global March for Elephants and Rhinos and a member of the World Animal Day. He is currently in a working partnership with Lufasi Nature Park, and Kerri Wolter of VulPro, a leading Vulture conservationist and NGO based in South Africa for a model Vulture Conservation and Population Recruitment project in Nigeria.

Official: info@wildlifeafrica.org (All official correspondence to all or any team member)
Personal: felixabayomi@wildlifeafrica.org
Official: +2348125846698
Personal: +2348034715121

Twitter: https://twitter.com/FelixWildlife

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Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/felix-olusola-abayomi-11b844121?trk=nav_responsive_tab_profile

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