Zonal Coordinators

Adepeju Quadri

Adepeju Quadri (Mrs.)

North-East Zonal Coordinator AWLA, Nigeria

Sakinah Adepeju Oluwaseun Oduye-Quadri is a lawyer, Certified mediator, tax consultant, women and children advocate. She became a member of the African Women Lawyers Association, Nigeria in 2003 and has since been an active member of the Association. She was the past Vice President and Acting President of the Association, easy going and unassuming. She has attended several trainings, courses and seminars on women and children. She is the current General Secretary of AWLA.

Cordelia U. Eke (Mrs.)

South-South Zonal Coordinator AWLA, Nigeria.

Former AWLAN Rivers State Coordinator (2016-2020)
She holds an LLM in Public International Law from the University of Kent, Canterbury, Uk , after an LLB from the Rivers State, University, Nigeria. She’s a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Mediators and Concilliators (ICMC) Nigeria and an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) UK.
Currently an Assistant Director Public Prosecutions at the Rivers State Ministry of Justice, Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
She’s also a Writer, Certified Mediation Trainer and Public Speaker

Nnenna Uko (Mrs.) (FcArb)

South-East Zonal Coordinator AWLA, Nigeria.

Nnenna Nwaku Uko  who was called to the Nigerian bar in 1987 is the Managing Partner in Ikechi & Nnenna Uko LP. She is a Notary Public and a Fellow of the Nigeria Institute of  Chartered Arbitrators (FCArb). She is also  a member of the Panel of Neutrals in the Enugu State Multidoor Courthouse.

Nnenna was the chairman of Nigerian Bar Association Enugu Bar 2010-2012 and has remained a member of the National Executive Council of the NBA for more than a decade.  She is a seasoned litigator, arbitrator,  mediator,  and a very  efficient  project manager who has helped organize several large scale conferences. She has been a member as well as  chaired several committees.

Mrs. Uko  is  the legal adviser and  Communique Chair  for the Enugu Women Anglican Diocese. She has been a secretary to the board of an orphanage and continues to fight passionately for the vulnerable in the society. Nnenna Uko is currently the South East Coordinator  of the African Women Lawyers Association(AWLA).

Grace Perpetual Dafiel (Mrs.)

North-West Zonal Coordinator AWLA, Nigeria.

Barr. Grace Perpetual Dafiel PhD, LLM, BL, LLB, ACIS, FCALM, FCIFC, FCIIM is an excellent director, Team leader, advocate for children and women, researcher and problem solver, a teacher, an arbitrator & conciliator, an effective organisational development specialist, program coordinator, designer, evaluator, manager, facilitator, trainer, with over 23 years cumulative practical experience in social and humanitarian work and over 17 years legal and protection services for women and children in Nigeria. A certified project manager (PMD Pro 1&2) by PM4NGO/APMG

She is the National Coordinator/ founder of Association for OVC NGOs in Nigeria (AONN) the only network for OVC focused NGOs and CBOs in Nigeria which she has coordinated for the past 16 years. She is also the National Coordinator/Secretary to the board of New Hope Agency. Executive Director/Vice President, Touch A Heart Social and Economic Right Initiative- NGO, Principal Partner/Consultant: Peplat Consults/Grace Perpetual Dafiel and Associate-A research and training firm/ legal firm for litigation, mediation and arbitration matters.

She joined the AWLA Team this year and is presently the North West Coordinator of the Association.

Bola Animashaun

South-West Zonal Coordinator AWLA, Nigeria
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