Well-respected attorney, writer and activist who earned the title of Senior Advocate of Nigeria in 2017. He was appointed the Director of Strategic Communications of the 2019 re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari.
He received a Bachelor of Law degree from Ambrose Alli University in 1992.
He was given the 2017 Global Human Rights Award by the United States Global Leadership Council.
His father's name is Pa Matthias. He married a woman named Isioma. His daughter's name is Nicole and his son's name is Festus Jr.
In 1993, he started his legal career in the chambers of Gani Fawehinmi.