A Humphrey Alum Shaping Legal Excellence in Nigeria

Professor Muhammed Tawfiq Ladan, a 1999-2000 Humphrey Alum, works as Director-General, CEO, and Professor of Law at the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, situated at the Supreme Court Complex in Abuja. His appointment by the President of Nigeria in 2019 marked this moment in his career.

Prof. Ladan’s professional journey is full of numerous accolades and recognitions, underscoring his exceptional contributions to child protection, legal education, and national development. Notably, he has been acknowledged by UNODC (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime) and the Office of the National Security Adviser for his unwavering commitment to safeguarding children’s rights.

In addition to international recognition, Prof. Ladan has received prestigious awards from the Nigerian Association of Law Teachers and earned the National Productivity Order of Merit, a testament to his dedication and exceptional accomplishments in the field of law and legal edu