Rahina Garba is the Deputy Heritage Director of the National Commission for Museums and Monuments (NCMM) in Nigeria. She holds a BSc in Zoology from Ahmadu Bello University, in Zaria, Nigeria and a Postgraduate Diploma in Museology from the Institute of Archaeology and Museum Studies (IAMS) in Jos, Jos Plateau State, Nigeria. She previously worked as a Zoo Manager at the National Zoological Garden in Jos and as a Curator at the National Museum in Makurdi, Nigeria. Since 2021, Rahina has also been the Curator at the Museum of Traditional Nigerian Architecture (MOTNA) in Jos, working to transform the museum from total collapse through collaboration with local communities such as the Ngas, Berom, Geomai and Tarok communities alongside research institutions such as the University of Jos, Ahmadu Bello University and the Smithsonian Institution. MOTNA entered a consortium through a Public Private Partnership for the fencing and building of craft shops and offices to extend MOTNA’s role as a tourist hub. Rahina has also collaborated with other stakeholders such as horticulturists, town planners, surveyors and architects to maintain the originality, authenticity and preservation of Nigeria's traditional architecture.