Basira Rabiu Idris is a Poet from Birnin Kebbi Nigeria. Her poetry majorly focuses on The Girl Child and Gender Violence. She aims to use her voice to correct social norms detrimental to the girl child. She dreams that every Hausa Muslim girl growing under societal restrictions be given a voice and listened to.
Basira Idris teaches students and enthusiasts about the art of poetry, chasing their dreams, and breaking barriers. In addition, she is a humanitarian that contributes to the communities she finds herself in and has gotten an NYSC state award for her community service. Basira Idris is a bibliophile that speaks more to books than people. Her favorite books include The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho, Heaven and Earth by Nora Robert, Think Big by Ben Carson, and Harlequin Romance Books, for she is a romantic.
Her favorite Nigerian artists are Titilope Sonuga and Dike Chukwumerije. Her hobbies are reading novels, baking, and basketball. Basira dreams of owning a Coffee Café with an open mic stage where food and Poetry can be celebrated. She is a striving entrepreneur, a chef, and a graduate of Biochemistry from Federal University Birnin Kebbi, currently pursuing a Master's Degree in Nutritional Biochemistry.