The Founder

Pst. Yohana Y.D Buru

Pastor yohanna Y.D Buru is the vision Coordinator/General Overseer-Christ evangelical and Life Intervention followership CELIF. Founder and president of peace revival and reconciliation foundation of Nigeria (PERREFON).He was born on the 23rd December 1966 at sabzuro district, jaba local government area of Kaduna state of Nigeria. He is married with children. And attended LEA primary school sabzuro from 1974 to 1980 from there he moved to oxford professional training center, a typing institute, from 1982 to 1984.He also attended government secondary school kagoro from 1986 to 1987. He also attended a professional course from 1992 to 1993 at staff department center. He is a holder of B.A. Theology, Evangelism and mission, Master’s Degree holder on Conflict and security Development at the Nigeria defense academy, Kaduna. He has visited almost the entire Kaduna state, villages, districts, local governments, chiefdoms and emirates. He has engaged in interstate Christian ministerial work, also been to 33 states in Nigeria. He has visited some Asian, African, European and Arab countries like.

  • IRAN

He also presented many papers in Nigeria and outside the country which include

  • Gender and peace building at the northern peace summit held at arewa house Kaduna, Nigeria on Thursday 10/01/2013.
  • The importance of culture and peace building at the international conference on Islam and fundamentals of peaceful coexistence in Nigeria, organized by the Sokoto state government in conjunction with the Muslim world league 29/03/2013 to 30/03/2013.
  • Ramadan lecture on peace and unity in Nigeria – the role of the Nigerian media, organized by the Muslim media publishers association of Nigeria, Kaduna, held at Arewa house, Kaduna state of Nigeria on 20/07/2013.
  • Paper presentation on peace sponsored by NEMA held at Arewa house, Kaduna state, Nigeria in 2015.

PASTOR YOHANNA Y.D BURU also received different awards and certificates from various organizations to include

  • Kingdom expansion award by hope revival ministry kwoi, Kaduna 2008
  • Kingdom service award by hope revival ministry kwoi (2012)
  • Award of excellence by the Muslim media publishers association of Nigeria(2013)
  • Certificate of attendance for Ashura trek by the Islamic movement of Nigeria (2013)
  • Patriotic citizen award in recognition of campaign for peaceful coexistence by awareness for good leadership peace and development AGPDA (20/11/2013)
  • Certificate of merit from advocacy for peace and unity development association Kaduna state(03/12/2013)
  • Societal transformer from national association of Nigerian students NANS (19/12/2013)
  • Peace ambassador award by Centre for crises prevention and peace advocacy (08/03/2014)
  • Ambassador of peace-icon award by middle belt youth organization of Nigeria (23/10/2014)
  • Merit award for tireless contribution In the area of peace building initiative which has encourage peaceful coexistence of various interest group in the state from LIVERTY RADIO (02/09/2015)
  • Award from advocacy for peace and unity development association Kaduna state (09/2016).


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