Oluseyi Oyebisi

Oyebisi Babatunde Oluseyi is the Executive Director of the Nigeria Network of NGOs (NNNGO) and has for over 14years been an internationally respected authority on the growth of civil society, campaigning, and advocacy particularly as they concern development on the African continent. Prior to joining NNNGO, he worked with UNICEF in New York as the Global Coordinator for the UNICEF Rural Voices of Youth Initiative. Oyebisi also serves on the Executive Committee of the Civil Society Pillar of the Community of Democracy, an intergovernmental organisation and has since 2004 headed successively series of portfolios of activities on development policy, civil society strengthening and participatory governance. Currently, an Advisory Council member for the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) -where he advises the staff and board on programme planning, funding and implementation; he also serves as a Member Board of Directors Network of West African NGO Platforms (REPAOC) and African NGO Council. At A4AI-Nigeria he is the Champion for the Consumer Advocacy and Pricing Transparency Working Group which focuses on protection of digital consumers to advance access and affordability.

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Dairy of an Advocate

If you work in the policy and advocacy space you must have physical and mental stamina. Ability to go on for hours and days reviewing documents, listening and engaging for...

Running a good advocacy

Please note: This is based on my practice and the experience from the work and not necessarily theory or plainly academic, hence I may not have used some terms...