Professor Patrick Loch Otieno Lumumba, the Director General of the Kenyan Law School, has delivered a landmark speech in Nigeria on corruption, and some of those who were listening have credibly been accused of gargantuan corruption. Among those in the audience were Nigeria’s Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, and Senate President, Bukola Saraki.
Patrick Loch Otieno Lumumba (born 17 July 1962) is a Kenyan who served as the Director of Kenya Anti-Corruption Commission from September 2010 to August 2011, and is currently the Director of The Kenya School of Laws since the year 2014. An eloquent lawyer, he holds a PhD in Laws of the sea from the University of Ghent in Belgium. He is also a staunch Pan-Africanist and has delivered several powerful speeches alluding to or about African solutions to African problems.
He is an admirer of Patrice Lumumba and Thomas Sankara, the deceased revolutionary leaders of the D.R. Congo and the Burkina Faso, respectively. He is also remembered for his emotion laden and energetic speech in Uganda at the third Anti-Corruption Convention. He has referred to and quoted them several times in his speeches. On August 28, 2015, the PAV Ansah Foundation invited him to speak at the 2015 PAVA Forum on Good Governance, Whither Africa? Also, he admire Dr. John Pombe Magufuli, The president of United Republic of Tanzania goals.
.Correction. A previous version of this article erroneously stated that his name was Patrice Lumumba. He is Patrick Lumumba.