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Gabriel Prince Gutap
Programme Officer, Elections
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Gabriel Prince Gutap is an experienced social development worker who has over 10 years of experience in democracy, good governance and peacebuilding with specialization in election observation, electoral reform, community mobilization, organization building, and capacity building. 

Gabriel’s contribution to democracy and good governance through his work at Yiaga Africa has built the capacity of 42 election master trainers and over 250 election observers across Nigeria. These master trainers and observers who demonstrated the knowledge and skills gained in training in the observation of elections and have contributed to the study and documentation of the electoral process in Nigeria. His work has also contributed to electoral reform, increased the integrity of the Independent National Electoral Commission and citizens’ confidence in the electoral process through the Watching The Vote (WTV) movement, Yiaga Africa’s citizen-led observation initiative. 

Born in Jos, Plateau State, Gabriel holds a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology  from the University of Jos. 


Yiaga Africa is a non-profit civic hub of change makers committed to the promotion of democratic governance, human rights and civic engagement. With its operational base in Abuja, Nigeria, Yiaga Africa focuses on in-depth research, providing critical analysis on key democratic and governance issues, crafting practical solutions, training and empowering citizens to lead change in their community. Yiaga Africa implements several innovative programs aimed at stimulating active citizenship, protecting human rights and deepening democratic governance. We invest in building networks and social movements to drive social change and transformation. Yiaga Africa has leadership structures and members in all 36 states and 774 Local Government Areas (LGA) of Nigeria.