Olanipekun to Speak on Electoral Law, Democracy at Oxford University

Wole Olanipekun

A former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Chief Wole Olanipekun will tomorrow, February, 28, 2019 deliver a keynote address on Electoral Law, Election Petitions and the Future of Democracy in Nigeria at the workshop on “Nigeria in Transition” at St Anthony’s College, Oxford University.The African Studies Centre and the Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford, UK will organise the workshop.

According to the organisers, the workshop will use the by-then-hopefully-concluded Nigerian presidential and national assembly elections to open up questions not just around the elections and related political process, but more widely on ‘transitions’ in Nigeria, in political, economic, social and cultural senses of the word. Scholars, technocrats and others from Nigeria, the UK and North America are also expected to present papers at the workshop.