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Lawyers Alert

Lawyers Alert is a civil society organization made up of principally Lawyers and other professionals committed to the cause of Human Rights, Democracy, inclusive Governance and Rule of Law.

Presence in: Nigeria
Focus: Citizenship, Gender-based violence, Governance, Peace-building, Traditional / Customary Justice, Women's Rights

Lawyers Alert is a civil society organization made up of principally Lawyers and other professionals committed to the cause of Human Rights, Democracy, inclusive Governance and Rule of Law. It was formed in 2000 but became operational in 2002. Lawyers Alert is registered according to the laws of Nigeria. It is headquartered in Makurdi, Benue State with a regional office in Abuja, the Federal Capital. Its vision is the entrenchment of a virile democracy in Nigeria alongside its attendant gains while its mission is the empowerment of the citizenry through the knowledge of their rights and the accessible means of enforcing same in a secure environment.

It has staff strength of 14 People located in both the Abuja and Makurdi office. There are also about 20 volunteers of which eight are active while twelve are available on demand. The entire staff of the organizations is well trained, dedicated and well skilled in their thematic areas. The organization’ offices are well equipped and are fully connected to the internet. The organization also has a website, a blog and a facebook page including e-mailing addresses.

People Associated With This Organization

Solumtochukwu Ozobulu

Nigeria  
Lawyers Alert
Joined August 2019
Interests: Gender-based violence, Governance, Peace-building
I am Nigerian Human Rights Advocate with just two years of strategic litigation of Human Rights cases before National and local courts in Nigeria. I presently work as a legal officer in a non-governmental organization called Lawyers Alert. I hope to acquire more knowledge and specialist skills on how to litigate and advocate for human rights in my country, by joining this vibrant network. I also hope to acquire knowledge and skills on how my organization can achieve its vision and mission statements.
Solumtochukwu Ozobulu is the network champion (main point of contact) for Lawyers Alert.

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