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 announced on 18 September and is being honoured for his dedication and commitment to ensuring children and orphans affected by the conflict in Borno State can attend school. To read more about this incredible winner click here.

Mr. Mustapha will be bestowed with the prestigious Nansen Refugee Award at a ceremony taking place in Geneva on Monday 2 October.

Congratulations Zannah Mustapha!