Prof. Chidi Odinkalu has said Mr Okey Ilofulunwa is the right man for the the office of the Vice- Chairman of the NBA Lagos Branch and has undertaken to work with him in theHuman Rights Committee.


Chidi Anselm Odinkalu was the former Chairman of Nigeria’s National Human Rights Commission and currently the senior team manager for the Africa Program of Open Society Justice Initiative.
The Vice Chairman of NBA Lagos by the Bye-Laws heads the Human Rights Committee.

The Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP), a leading non-governmental organization, has also agreed to work with Mr Ilofulunwa to train law enforcement agencies on the tenets of human rights with particular emphasis on the implication of the far-reaching innovations introduced by Administration of Criminal Justice Law.

Mr Ilofulunwa intends to bridge the gap between lawyers and law enforcement agents in justice delivery to clients by making the Human Rights Committee to be more responsive to the needs of members of the Branch and the society.

He also promises to create a Corporate Social Responsibility framework to encourage law firms to sponsor the work of the Human Rights Committee. This will ensure that hardworking committee members are paid stipends for the work to encourage them to do more.

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