Chief Executive & General Counsel
Languages: English, Yoruba
Ebenezer is an FRF Founding Trustee. He attended Lagos State University, Ojo and graduated with a Bachelor of Laws Degree (LL.B Hons) in 1997. He attended the Nigeria Law School in 1999 and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2000 and with Master of Laws Degree (LL.M) from Cardiff Law School, Wales in 2007.
He is currently the Principal Partner of Highbridge Chambers, his private legal practice in Lagos Nigeria. Ebenezer has engaged in the practice of law advising clients and litigating across a range of sectors including, antitrust, maritime, land, chieftaincy and constitutional including redressing human right abuses.
Ebenezer is a member of the Atheist Society of Nigeria (ASN) and litigated the infamous entanglement lawsuit on behalf of ASN against Akwa Ibom State Government of Nigeria over the construction of 8500 seat capacity international worship centre at public expense in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. This is now pending on appeal.
Ebenezer’s passion for secularism, libertarianism, critical thinking, science and secular spirituality inspired him to establish the Foundation for Religious Freedom alongside Bill Flavell and Ebuka Ikeorah in 2020.
He strongly believes in the religious creed of “one man bindeth not the other man”. He believes that advancing the fundamental right to religious freedom is one important way for a developing economy to eliminate government interference in religion, reduce religious conflict and reduce challenges to national development.