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Lecturer, University of Hull

Rhuks Temitope Ako qualified as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in 1999. He obtained his PhD from the University of Kent at Canterbury, UK and was a 2010 Volkswagen ‘Our Common Future’ Fellow.

Dr Ako's research interests include environmental justice, minority rights, environmental human rights and public participation law, usually in relation to, but not exclusively to, Nigeria’s oil industry. He has published widely in these areas.


  • –present
    Lecturer, University of Hull