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HEAD OF DEMOCRACY AND GOOD GOVERNANCE AT THE ECOWAS COMMISSION ABUJA

Mr.Eyesan E. Okorodudu is the Head of Democracy and Good Governance at the ECOWAS Commission in Abuja – Nigeria. Before joining Economic Community of West African States, Mr. Okorodudu worked as a Private practicing Solicitor and Attorney in Lagos State and UNDP-Liberia as National Institutions Adviser. To date as the head of this division, he has facilitated the establishment of  a number of notable regional networks and platforms such; the ECOWAS Civil Society Organization Platform on Transparency and Accountability in Governance (ECSOPTAG), Forum of West African Political Parties (FOWAPP), Network of National Human Rights Institution in West Africa (NNHRI), Network of Anti-Corruption Institutions in West Africa (NACIWA), all of which have helped distinctively, to promote integrity in governance, participatory governance, human rights, rule of law and accountability and transparency in governance. Above all he facilitated and contributed to ECOWAS passing a regulation to declare January 16 every year as the ECOWAS Human Rights Day,