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Lawmaker hails Jaja for getting 2021 Gani Fawhinmi Integrity Award

By Ngozi Egenuka

Lawmaker representing Obio/Akpor Federal Constituency of Rivers State, Hon Kingsley Ogundu Chinda, has hailed Dr Tonye Clinton Jaja for making the final list of the Gani Fawhinmi Outstanding Integrity Award organised by the Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA Resource Centre).

Jaja, an alumnus of Rivers State University is one of the finalists and first Rivers State man to get to this stage since the awards began.

Jaja, a lawyer and lecturer at the National Institute for Legislative Studies, Abuja, holds a PhD in law (Legislative Drafting) degree from the University of London.

He is currently the Ag. Head of the Bills and Legislative Drafting Division of the National Institute for Legislative Studies. Since 2012, he has served as the Editor-In-Chief of the International Journal of Legislative Drafting and Law Reform. He was the Chairman of the Governing Board of the Nigerian Copyright Commission from May 2019 to October 2020.

The Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) an agency of the federal government of Nigeria, under the supervision of the Hon. Attorney-General and Ministry of Justice, is responsible for licensing and regulation of all Copyright within Nigeria.