Trustees & Officers

Kola Alapinni

Director of Operations & General Counsel
Languages: Yoruba, pidgin English, English, some Hausa

Kola is an FRF Trustee. He has a wide national and international education and working experience.

He attended the Federal Polytechnic Bida where he obtained an Intermediate Certificate in Mass Communication, the Universities of Jos, Ibadan (LLB) Pretoria (South Africa), and the University of Essex (UK) where he was awarded his LLM in International Human Rights Law on the oldest international human rights programme of its kind in the world. He has attended the Executive programme in CSR Strategy and Management at McGill University Canada/ISID.

Kola has observed trials at the South African Constitutional Court, the UN International Criminal Tribunal in Arusha, Tanzania. He has engaged in field trips to UN facilities, genocide sites, and the Gacaca Commission in Rwanda.

He is a member of the Nigerian Bar; a member of the International Intellectual Property Law Association and an Associate Member of the Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists.

He has worked in both the electronic and print media as a TV presenter and the Law Editor of a national newspaper with experience spanning 25 years. He has also worked in the UK for the ‘magic circle’ law firm, Clifford Chance LLP where he worked on the Chagos Islands Archives Project.

Ebuka Ikeorah

Secretary & Legal Counsel
Languages: English, Igbo

Ebuka Ikeorah is an FRF Trustee. He is a solicitor and a legal practitioner currently practising law in Abuja. He is a young and passionate lawyer with a particular interest in Human & Disability rights.

He is a graduate of the University of London and the Nigerian Law School, Bwari Campus Abuja.

Prior to joining the Board of Trustees of the Foundation for Religious Freedom, he worked with a number of law firms in Accra and Winneba, both in Ghana, and in Abuja in Nigeria.

Aside from active courtroom litigation, he currently serves as company secretary to several companies in Nigeria.

Mr. Ikeorah is an active member of the Nigerian Bar Association.

Bill Flavell

Languages: English

Bill is an FRF Trustee. 

Bill pursued a career in IT, marketing and management consultancy. He worked as a Senior Consultant for a major international consultancy firm and as an in-house consultant and IT Director for a global FMCG business.  He ran his own consultancy company until retiring in 2011.

After retirement, Bill became active on Facebook, debating, creating memes and writing articles. His online presence resulted in speaking invitations from groups in several countries, including; India, The Philippines, Ghana, Nigeria, Zambia, Namibia, Kenya and South Africa. 

Bill teaches and promotes Street Epistemology as a way to help people to examine and revise their beliefs in a friendly and non-confrontational way. 

Bill served as Secretary and Vice President of Atheist Alliance International (AAI) from May 2017 to July 2023. AAI is an organisation working for a secular world where public policy, scientific inquiry, and education are not determined by religious beliefs but based upon sound reasoning, rationality and evidence and where individuals who lack religious beliefs enjoy liberty, free speech, freedom of association and freedom to participate openly in public life. AAI actively protects atheists whose lives are in danger or have become intolerable because of violence, persecution and prosecution.