Board of Directors
About Bidwell Onyeakosi
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr. Bidwell Onyeakosi is a results driven litigation lawyer with 17 years’ experience in appeals, criminal defense and civil litigation, children and women rights defense, adoption, due diligence and company law practice.
He has the mastery of public interest litigation especially on compensation for all forms of human rights violations. An astute team player and very versatile in policy reform advocacy. He was called to Nigerian Bar in good standing. He graduated from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka; 1999 – 2003 (LLB) and from the Nigerian Law School; 2004 – 2005; (BL).
His vast work experience varies in Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP); A public Rights Defender Law Firm; – 2006 – 2012. Bidwells Attorneys; founded in September, 2013 – President, Destiny Solicitors; founded in 2016 – Partner and co – founder., The Inclusion Project (TIP); founded in 2019 (a non-profit organization of law professionals) – Programs Director, Legal Consultant to the Chairman; Oru East Local Government Council, Imo State, Nigeria (Foreign & local investment initiative/documentation); 2014 – 2016, External Solicitor/Legal Consultant; Owerri Capital Development Authority (in charge of development control and Building Regulations in Owerri Capital Territory, Imo State, Nigeria) 2017 till date, Secretary, Task Force Committee on Relocation and Accommodation of Road Side Artisans/SME’s in Imo State; 2017 – January, 2020.
He skill set entails leadership, communication, problem solving, time management, critical thinking, collaboration and handling pressure.