Nigeria 2014
Amina Garuba Ahmed has seven years of experience working as a public servant in the criminal justice and dispute resolution sector. She currently serves as Senior Magistrate and District Court Judge with the Bauchi State Judiciary. Amina holds several diplomas and certificates including a master’s of dispute resolution degree in Law from the University of New South Wales, a Bachelor of Law from the Nigerian Law School in Abuja, and an LLB from the University of Jos. Upon completion of the Washington Fellowship, Amina plans to organize seminars and workshops for judicial officers and supporting staff at the Bauchi State Judiciary focused on public management skills. She also intends to collaborate with relevant institutions to ensure continued public management training for the judiciary and push for it to be a mandatory requirement for any appointments of judicial officers or other staff into managerial positions in the judiciary.