Professor Bem Angwe Completes Tenure as the Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission.

Posted: 2017-03-08

Professor Bem Angwe the former Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission has completed his five year tenure in the Commission on 7th December 2016.
Mrs. Oti Ovrawah has assumed duty as the Acting Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission on 8th December, 2016

Mrs. Oti Ovrawah, an outstanding legal practitioner, scholar and researcher graduated in 1983 from the University of Lagos and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1984. She also holds a Master's degree in Law from the same University.

Between 1989 - 1997, she was an academic staff of the University of Benin from where she rose from lecturer 11 to Senior Lecturer and Ag. Head of Jurisprudence and International Law.

She is widely traveled and has published a good number of articles in local and international journals. Mrs. Oti Ovrawah is happily married with children.


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