Priscila Ankut
Priscila AnkutExecutive Vice Chairperson
Ankut is an expert in democratic governance, with specific experience in human rights, inclusive political processes, justice sector reform, conflict prevention and peace building. She is currently the Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Kaduna State Peace Commission.
Her country experience spans South Africa, Gambia, Rwanda, Malawi and Nigeria where she has supported democratisation processes in various capacities. Ankut worked with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Malawi as the Technical Specialist in Democratic Accountability where she supported the Government of Malawi to develop a robust democratic governance sector strategy as part of its reform agenda. In Nigeria, she worked with the Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme (NSRP), DFID’s largest peace-building support programme, where she successfully facilitated dialogue and reconciliation in communities affected by violent conflict across the country. Priscilla is also the Manager, Gender and Social Inclusion for the Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption (RoLAC) Programme – Funded by the European Union. She holds an LL.M from the University of Pretoria, South Africa. She studied law at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.