Aver Akighir

Young Advocate

Aver Akighir is from Ihugh, Vandeikya local government area of Benue state, Nigeria. She was born in mid-80's. She had a disability as a result of an accident which led to her amputation. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from the prestigious Benue state university, Makurdi.  She is a footballer, currently the captain of Amputee Football Federation of Nigeria, she has been volunteering with various NGO's like CCD, Halyhope foundation, peniel foundation and several others. Aver is the founder of Benue Diva’s hangout (a meetings of young girls with disability) and co-founder of Questaid Foundation, CEO of Aver's cakes and pastries, a hairstylist, a motivational speaker and above all a renowned disability rights advocate through her disability-oriented TV program known as Possibilities TV show.