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BREAKING: Funmi Falana biography, family, education, career, life story

Funmi Falana is a Nigerian legal practitioner and women’s rights activist.

She is the wife well known Nigerian Lawyer, Femi Falana and mother of famous rap artist Falz.

She has been recently promoted to the rank of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN).

Profile Summary

Name: Funmi Falana

Date of birth: N/A

Tribe: Yoruba

Spouse: Femi Falana

Education: University of Benin

Career: Legal expert

Religion: Christianity

Biography

Funmi Falana is the wife of Femi Falana, a Nigerian activist, lawyer and mother to Falz, a Nigerian rap artist and actor.

She attended St. Louis Girls’ Grammar School, Akure, Ondo State.

She holds a Bachelor’s degree in physics from the University of Benin, a Law degree (LL.B) at the University of Lagos.

Fummi also has a master’s degree (LL.M) from the University of Lagos.

Career

Funmi Falana currently serves as the National Director of Women Empowerment and Legal Aid (WELA), a non-governmental organization that defends the rights of women and children.

She is a member of several professional and leadership associations within and outside Nigeria including the Nigerian Bar Association, West African Bar Association and International Bar Association, Member and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Achievements

Funmi Falana while serving as the current National Director of Women Empowerment and Legal Aid (WELA), a non-governmental organization actively involved in activism.

she has spearheaded campaigns against rape, gender discrimination and participation in politics, gender based, policy and decision-making.

In her capacity, she challenged Regulation 124 of the Police Act which prohibited female officers from getting married until after three years of service, and the court declared the provision was unconstitutional and discriminatory against women, so it was null and void.

She was promoted to the rank of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria(SAN) on November 27th, 2023.

Net Worth

Funmi Falana’s estimated net worth is unavailable as at the time of this post.