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Meet the Fellows: Danbala Garba
July 23, 2014

Nigeria, Public Management, Florida International University

Danbala Garba is a lawyer and human rights officer with over five years of experience working to promote the rights of prisoners in Nigeria. He provides lectures and training for staff at Nigerian prisons regarding the fair treatment of prisoners and also provides support and assistance to prison inmates on their rights.

Upon completion of the Washington Fellowship, Danbala plans to expand his awareness campaign to prisons throughout Nigeria and beyond by liaising with the prison authority at the highest level and continuing to assist prisoners in protecting their inalienable rights by helping them seek legal redress in cases of rights violations.

Photo credit: Danbala Garba