Joseph Anthony Garba Ohiani was a member of the Federal Parliament for Igbirra district in the Nigerian pre-liberation era. He represented the district under the Igbirra Tribal Union. But, he later lost his seat to Salihu Abdul in 1959.
He was born in 1923 to the family of Garba Ohiani. He served in the military during world war 2 and later worked in the local native authority dispensary.