Gabriel Omachi is affiliated with The Open University Law School.
Gabriel studied at the University of Jos-Nigeria for his bachelor’s in law degree and graduated with a second-class upper grade and received the award for the best graduating student in Jurisprudence. He then went to the Nigeria Law School, and after passing the Bar exams and training, he was called to the Nigeria Bar as a Barrister and a Solicitor. He also holds a master’s in law, he is chartered as a Conciliator and a Mediator and after meeting the requirement to be a Notary, he was appointed by the Chief Justice of Nigeria as a Notary Public.
He practiced criminal and civil law in several states in Nigeria appearing in all Superior Courts of records which covers the High Courts, Court of Appeal, and the Supreme Court. He has strong interests in human rights. Prior to joining the Open University, he worked as a Lawyer in Jos, Plateau State Nigeria and was member of the Jos Branch of the Nigeria Bar Association where he served in various roles. Some of the roles he served in the Bar Association include Secretary Disciplinary Committee, Secretary Election Committee, Secretary Voters Education and Mobilization and Chair, Human Rights Committee.
He volunteers with Non-Governmental Organizations to assist those in need and while in provided pro bono services for many people whose rights were abused. He is also a member of Rotary International, an organization that provide service to others, promote integrity, and advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace.
Gabriel loves research and sports with particular interest in athletics and football.