Professor Attahiru Jega was a well-deserving recipient of the coveted 2015 Anticorruption Defender Award. He was celebrated for his firm stands in the face of...Read More
The Civil Society Anti-corruption Award is presented, by the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism in collaboration with; Socio-Economic Rights & Accountability Project (SERAP); Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC); Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA), and Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR).
This award was introduced to recognise the courage, tenacity and contributions of outstanding persons who have championed reforms for better governance against formidable odds and risks. The award aims at encouraging anti-corruption and human rights defenders.
It has been presented to Mallam Nuhu Ribadu (2009), Chief Gani Fawehinmi (2010-posthumously), Justice Kayode Eso (2011), Mallam Balarabe Musa (2012), Dr. Chidi Odinkalu (2013), SERAP (2014) and Professor Attaihru Jega (2015)