Olawale Fapohunda

Olawale Fapohunda

Speaker Session C10: Access to Justice through pro-bono legal services

Olawale Fapohunda, Managing Partner, Legal Resources Consortium, Nigeria. The Legal Resources Consortium has provided legal aid and representation to over a thousand prisoners in prisons across Nigeria.

Fapohunda, previously served as the Attorney General of Ekiti State, Nigeria. He is the Chairman of the Committee on the Administration of Justice of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA). In that capacity he drafted the NBA Pro-Bono Declaration. He was a two term National Commissioner, National Human Rights Commission of Nigeria and is the Vice- Chairman, Nigerian National Committee for the Prevention of Torture.

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Current
Legal Resources Consortium, Nigeria
Past
Attorney General of Ekiti State, Nigeria