Mrs. Aisha Waziri Umar is a Legal Practitioner & Notary Public with over 23 years’ experience across multiple sectors including law, banking, finance, public sector policy and administration. She is the founder of Inara Foundation, a non-governmental organization assisting victims of violence in the northeast of Nigeria.
Mrs. Umar is an advocate and promoter of special education in Nigeria and the proprietor of the Centre for Children with Special Needs in Abuja, a special school that caters for the learning needs of children and adolescents with physical and/or learning difficulties. She is a partner at Prodiverse Global, a legal and business advisory firm in Abuja.
Mrs. Umar is a 1987 graduate of Law from the University of Buckingham, England, Masters of laws Degree (University of London) and Post-Graduate Diploma in Global Business from Oxford University, Said Business School England. She is currently a student at the University of West Scotland, researching Nigeria’s engagement with the WTO (World Trade Organisation) Dispute Settlement system.