Okechukwu Effoduh

Assistant Director and Fellow, Council on African Security and Development (CASADE)

Jake Okechukwu Effoduh is the founder of Law2Go. Law2Go is the first digital library of human rights laws and legal services in West Africa. He is a lawyer with a demonstrated history of working in the private law sector; the executive branch of government; and, the Media industry. He is skilled in litigation and community law and has gained robust media and communication expertise. He obtained a Masters degree in International Human Rights Law from the University of Oxford in the U.K and another Masters in Law from Osgoode Hall Law School in Canada. For eleven years, Effoduh anchored 2 of Nigeria's most popular radio programmes which aired on over 150 stations with more than 35 million Nigerians tuning-in weekly. Effoduh earned 4 national and international awards for his work on radio and was listed by Ventureburn as one of the 50 young Africans that will transform the continent. He has held fellowships at the Harvard Law School; the Harvard Kennedy School of Government; Osgoode Hall Law School; and, University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Public Policy. He is currently conducting doctorate research on the impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution on human welfare in the Third World.