A graduate intern at the Abuja Office of the Institute Ms Olufunto Akinterinwa was on March 23, 2016, selected as one of the 2016 Mandela Washington Fellows and will therefore be representing Nigeria.
The daughter of Professor and Mrs. Bola A. Akinterinwa, Olufunto had her secondary school education at Queens College, Yaba, Lagos. She read Law at the University of Abuja and also attended the Nigerian Law School for the professional qualification, Barrister at Law. She is the Author of a novel, Stranded on Foreign Soil (Ibadan - Bolytag International Publishers, 2011, 113 pp.) She also authored Activities of the House of Representatives Committee on Diaspora under the Chairmanship of Honorable Abike Dabiri-Erewa.
Held at Kaduna on 28th – 28th September 2015.
The Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA) 2015 was signed into law in May, 2015 by the immediate past President, Goodluck Jonathan. The purpose of this Act is to ensure that the system of Administration of Criminal justice in Nigeria promotes efficient management of Criminal justice institutions, protect the interests of the suspect, the defendant and the victim. It is tailored to effectively address criminal justice Matters in Nigeria and reflect international best practices in the administration of criminal justice.