Our People

The administrators of YARA are a group of young African students who are passionate about Africa, good research and making a change in the way Africa is portrayed to the world.  The YARA Project Team comprises an advisory board, a web support team and an editorial team. These groups are responsible for executing and providing guidance and assistance in the execution of the vision of the project, editorial and publicity of the web content and production of the journal.

Advisory Board
The YARA advisory board comprises African lawyers and intellectuals who are committed to the vision of YARA and the development of Africa’s youth. They provide strategic vision for the project and support the execution of the project by providing valuable mentorship to members of the team.

Members
- Professor Akin Oyebode
- Dr. Chidi Odinkalu
- Dr. Edema Ojomo
- Mr. Felix Morka
- Ms. Funke Aboyade
- Mr. George Etomi
- Dr. Sope Williams-Elegbe

The Editorial Team
The Editorial Team is responsible for editing blog content and ensuring that the journal content is of the highest standard and academic quality. They also support the research efforts of the Team and ensure timely production and effective distribution of research material produced by the project. The Team is supervised by Edefe Ojomo, a founding member and lecturer in the Department of Jurisprudence and International Law, University of Lagos.

The Web Support Team
The Web Support Team oversees and supervises the editing and publication of the project's web content, and they manage publicity and web presence for the project through social network facilities like Facebook and Twitter. They are also responsible for making the project's research materials available online. The Web Support Team is headed by Donald Ogisi.

Founding Members
YARA was founded due to the collaboration and hard work of the following members, whose efforts ensured that the journal and the website became a reality, and who remain committed to their ownership of the vision and project.


ADENIKE AIYEDUN

IDREES IBRAHEEM


     

Pioneer Members
The following members of YARA comprised the first team. They helped define the vision of the project and contributed to making that vision a reality.



AYOOLA AKINBO

EMMANUEL OHIRI

FEMI OMOSUYI


FEYISAYO OGUNMOLA
 
OLAOLUWA ONI
 
OSE BINITIE

 SIMISOLA SAMUEL

 UGOCHUKWU EZEH


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