Lois Auta is the founder and former Chief Executive Director of Cedar Seed Foundation. Haven received awards for her role in promoting disabled sport globally in the United States, she is also a Mandela Washington Fellow alumni member. She is also known for her innovation and creativity in technology which made her chosen amongst the selected few of just 30 Nigerians hosted by President Mohammadu Buhari.
Auta has advocated for the betterment of persons with disabilities in Nigeria for over five years. Her positions and roles include:
▪ First physically challenged woman named a young global leader of the world economic forum in Africa, 2017
▪ President of FCT Disabled Sports Club, Abuja
▪ Board Member of Federation of Civil Servants Staff with Disabilities Multipurpose Cooperative Society
▪ Assistant National Coordinator of Advocacy for Women with Disabilities Initiative
▪ Board Member of Potters Gallery Initiative
▪ Member of Joint National Association of Persons with disabilities
▪ Founder, E-Ability Platform Africa
▪ President of Women on Wheels Multipurpose Cooperative Society
Her desire to do more for her country inspired her to run for office in 2019 as House of Representative member for Amac/Bwari Constituency where she can serve her people better.
Auta’s background and record speaks volumes. As a conscious politician, she is also a believer and promoter of equality & equity for women, quality education and healthcare for all. She seeks to achieve more through key performance indicators in grassroots engagements and constituency development.