Shehu Muhammad Anka
Environmental Health Officer
Shehu Muhammad Anka is a Nigerian national and employee of the Zamfara State Environmental Sanitation Agency. He has a Certificate in Science Laboratory and Technology from Federal Polytechnic Kaura Namoda, a Higher National Diploma in Environmental Science from Kaduna Polytechnic, and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Public Health from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi. Mr. Anka, a Registered and Licensed Environmental Health Officer, has trained local, state, federal, and international stakeholders in lead health risk assessment, mitigation, and communication. He worked as Assistant Project Manager on the Lead Poisoning Environmental Response in Northern Nigeria and currently coordinates the Institutional Controls Program for Zamfara State lead-impacted villages. Mr. Anka has presented at multiple conferences and workshops and co-authored several peer-reviewed publications. He has worked with international NGOs including TIFO, Occupational Knowledge International, Médecins Sans Frontières, World Health Organization, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on safer mining in ASGM, community engagement, environmental remediation, risk assessment, and project sustainability.