She grew up in Kaduna
Rachel Bakam was born and brought up in Kaduna State where she had her primary, and secondary education with tertiary institutions. She studied English and Theatre Arts at Ahmadu Bello University and Digital Filmmaking at New York movie Academy.
She was the best graduating student at the University with higher grade.
Rachel Bakam was the best female student and best graduating student of the Faculty of Arts in Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria.
During her secondary school time at Kaduna Capital School, she was the President of Literary and Debating team and also the Head Girl of the school.
She once worked as a salesgirl During her youth age.
Rachel father died when she was just 12 years old. At the age of 16, she started working as a salesgirl in a Supermarket, later in a recording studio which she learnt a lot.
She was an actress in movie industry
Rachel Bakam played a leading role in the Hausa drama series, Rayuwa which was number one program in Kaduna state.
She fought against human trafficking
Rachel Bakam is an anti-human trafficking ambassador in Nigeria. She joined the non-government organizations who fight against human abuse, Devatop Centre for Africa Development in campaigning against female trafficking and other forms of slavery in across the nation.
After the Southern Kaduna crisis, where many people were killed by that hard time, she and John Fashanu joined Big Church Foundation to support victims with relief materials who suffer huh lost during the crisis.
She was a TV presenter and producer
She was the host of‘Trends & Rachel’, a popular television series that airs on some popular Nigerian television stations. Bakam also produced and presented her own show, "Rachel the PIPER", and its Hausa version "RACHEL MAI KAKAAKI", an entertaining show, yet highly humanitarian television programme by her.
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