Mr Mustapha and the students of Future Prowess Islamic Foundation School at a morning assembly. Future Prowess Islamic Foundation School (I), Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria.
© UNHCR/ Rahima Gambo

2017 winner announced as Zannah Mustapha from Nigeria

The 2017 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award winner has been announced as Mr. Zannah Mustapha, a lawyer, school-founder and peace-maker from north east Nigeria.

Mustapha was honoured during the Nansen Refugee Award ceremony on 2 October for his dedication and commitment to ensuring children and orphans affected by the conflict in Borno State can attend school. Read more about this incredible winner.

Congratulations Zannah Mustapha!