Dr, Babangida Ruma is a Visionary youth leader who have passion for digital innovation and technology, Named as father for creativity and innovation by UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education for his work using technology to impact communities and lives with sustainable digital solutions. he worked with leaders around the world to empower young people, building human capability, rebranding their countries, promoting peace and harmony. He has been actively involved in youth activities at both national and international levels championing youth empowerments through leadership and capacity building. For connecting the world through Opportunities hub Ambassadorship program, Malaysia recognised him as Royal Ambassador of Creativity and Innovation, South Korea recognised him as Africa most Accomplished creative maestro, China recognised him as the world creative guru, United States recognised him as exceptional Icon of Societal Innovation, while India recognised him as living Legend, his collaboration with UNESCO, UNIDO and Commonwealth have built the necessary bridge needed to improve international relations among youth. the United Nations has awarded him Salva of honour, champion of creativity, the Commonwealth Awarded him as Commonwealth Young Achiever.
He was trained in Sustainable Business Models by the Swedish Institute, Leading Change by Cambridge University, and he is also an alumnus of the Harvard Ministerial Leadership Program. he was awarded a certificate in Social sector leadership from the Philanthropy University, Oakland United State; a Certificate in Civic Leadership from YALI Regional Leadership Center West Africa Accra; Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) from the Internetworkz Institute Bangalore, India; a certificate in Leadership and Engagement from Kansas State University, USA in 2016.
He has been awarded the recognition as Greatest Innovator of All Time for integrating creativity and innovation in opportunities that promotes the spirit of entrepreneurship and spurring economic growth of nations worldwide. For his passionate advocacy for increased accessibility to life changing opportunities as a means of creating employment, he was awarded the recognition of Global Champion for Peace and Equality An Exceptional Icon of Societal Innovation.