Media Fellows 2020

Chizelu Emejulu- Lawyer

Chizelu Emejulu- Lawyer

Chizelu Emejulu is the managing partner at Emejulu & Emejulu Law Firm.

Since his call to the Nigerian Bar in 2012, he has demonstrated his unrelenting passion for human rights issues by providing legal aid, representation and support for the enforcement of the fundamental rights of those who are at the receiving end of all forms of institutionalized privilege in society.

He partners with organizations and individuals in providing legal representation for LGBT+ persons at police stations and in the courts. He is part of the legal team representing the 57 men arrested in Egbeda Lagos State on the suspicion of having committed an offence punishable under section 15 of the SSMPA. He is also part of the legal team currently questioning the constitutionality of certain provisions of the SSMPA at the Federal High Court, Lagos State.

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