Tomiwa Ilori

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Tomiwa was a Fellow at CIPESA during his Master’s in Human Rights and Democratisation programme. The fellowship was as a result of the partnership between CIPESA, Makerere University and the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria during which Tomiwa he worked on a couple of projects with CIPESA that focused on internet freedoms and the digital ecosystem in Africa.

Tomiwa has worked with Paradigm Initiative in Nigeria where he provided legal support on the first digital rights legislation in Africa, the Digital Rights and Freedom bill and also worked on several tech policy analysis briefs, strategic advocacy on internet freedoms in Africa. he also had a brief stint with MainOne Cable Company.

He is currently a Doctoral candidate at the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria where he also works as a Researcher at the Democracy, Transparency and Digital Rights Unit of the Centre.