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Nelson Olanipekun

Executive Director, Citizens Gavel

Nigeria · Class of 2021

Nelson Olanipekun is founder and executive director of Citizens Gavel, a Nigerian NGO aimed at improving the access to justice and citizen engagement through the use of technology. Nelson seeks to push the frontier of justice in Nigeria through the use of digital technology as both a lawyer and a tech developer, responding to issues created by weakness in the Nigerian judicial system and on linking citizens who have suffered or are suffering from security agency brutality to lawyers.