Office of Public Defender (OPD) Lagos State.

Office of Public Defender (OPD) Lagos State.

Office of the Public Defender (OPD), Lagos State Ministry of Justice was established on July 24th, 2000 by the former gorvernor His Excellency Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to provide free and qualitative legal services to the indigent and oppressed residents of the state.

The main objective for the establishment of the OPD was to create an avenue; a forum that will be open to receive and legally deal with issues that affect the socio-economic rights of the indigent residents of Lagos State irrespective of tribal background and emphasis “was and is” on the “RIGHTS OF THE DISADVANTAGED IN LAGOS STATE”.

They have the vision to safeguard the fundamental human rights and freedom of the vulnerable and disadvantaged groups through a strong, vibrant and high-quality pro bono service in collaboration with stakeholders, nationally and internationally.

Their Mission Statement is to provide quality legal aid through free representation in court and legal advice to promote respect for rights and freedoms, the law and constitution and to ensure that all persons resident in Lagos State irrespective of means, sex, tribe or religion have access to justice.

Office of Public Defender (OPD) Lagos State.

Office of Public Defender (OPD) Lagos State.

Office of Public Defender (OPD) Lagos State Departments/Unit.

  • Legal Unit
  • Administration
  • Public Affairs
  • Social Workers

Office of Public Defender (OPD) Lagos State Head Office:

2/8, Iyun Road,

Stadium/Barrack Busstop.

By Funsho Williams Avenue,

Surulere, Lagos.

 

Office of Public Defender (OPD) Lagos State Ikorodu Office:

The Combined High/Magistrate Court, Ita-

Elewa, Ikorodu Lagos.

 

Ogba Office:

Samuel Ilori Court, Ogba, Agege, Lagos

 

Epe Office:

Ligali Ayorinde Combined Magistrate/High

Court Complex, Epe, Lagos

Toll Free: 070 80 60 10 80

Email: opdlagos@yahoo.com;

Opdlagosstate.gov.org;

opdlagos@facebook.com

Twitter: @opdlagos

Website: opdlagos.org

Office of Public Defender (OPD) Lagos State.

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