Mrs. Tabitha Lyocks Garba is a distinguished administrative manager and leader in the area of training in research works. She is dynamic and result oriented with a background in scientific arena and major in micro Biology with a flare audit strength in environmental Microbiology.

Tabitha attended the famous Ahmadu Bello University Zaria and graduated in 2003 where she obtained a Bachelor of Science Microbiology. She later went to Bayero University, Kano where she bagged a  Master of Public Policy and administration 2006.

She started her career as a Laboratory assistant at Vom Vertinary  Research Institute in 1991. She later worked as a Quality control officer at 7up Bottling company – 1993-1994. She continued  her career as Educational officer at Science Technology School Board, training students on biology – 1995-1997. She joined the federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi as Officer of FIIRO Kano – 2000. She became Unit head of FIIRO Abuja liaison office – 2005-2015. Presently Deputy Director, heading the North East zonal office of federal Institute of Industrial Research Yola.

Has attended so many training courses such as Training on agricultural produce for equity standards in collaboration with COSPEC and Training on metrological and collaboration services for food products.