Nj Ayuk is a Cameroonian entrepreneur
Nj Ayuk is a Cameroonian attorney, entrepreneur, and author. Ayuk is also the founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of the Centurion Law Group and Centurion Law School in Cameroon and the founder and chairperson of an ethics and non-profit organization named the Uplift Foundation. Ayuk was born on March 4th, 1974, to Josephine Imanan Ayuk, who died at age 47 after a car crash that left her with severe head injuries.
Ayuk started his career as an attorney working for large multinational companies such as Afrexim Bank, Euralia Logistics, and MCC Commercial Imports, among others. He also represented Cameroonian President Paul Biya in some legal suits brought against him by opposition figures in 2002. He worked with Biya during his tenure as prime minister. Ayuk also served as the chief executive officer (CEO) of Cameroon’s national ethics and social welfare commission (CENS).
Dr. NJ AYUK is a reputable, established lawyer, academician, politician, and prominent human rights activist and lawyer housed at the Cameroon Ministry of Justice. He specializes in corruption-related cases such as extortion, and abuse of office, among others. Several well-known international media houses, including The New York Times, have cited him for his leadership and high-profile advocacy in public interest cases.
Dr. NJ AYUK is a Cameroonian Attorney and Founder and CEO of Centurion Law Group, a law firm based in Douala, Cameroon. He led the creation of the first legal education institution (Centurion Legal School) in Cameroon in 1998. He is also the founder and past chairman of an ethics and non-profit organization named the Uplift Foundation. He founded it in September 2005. Dr. NJ AYUK is also the founder and former chairman of Centurion Law Group, which serves clients with various mandates that include commercial, corporate, tax, and transaction matters, as well as general civil and criminal litigation matters at the national level based in Douala, Cameroon’s capital city. (as of 2015).
Cameroon has recognized him as a human rights and public interest activist. He has been to Nigeria, South Africa, France, and the United Kingdom in this regard. He is also a prolific author of several books aimed at promoting ethical conduct among lawyers and members of the public, as well as developing jurisprudence in Cameroon.
He has been involved in many charity works. He has been cited by several international media houses, including The New York Times and CNN, for his leadership in public interest cases.
Ayuk has received several awards over the years, including several national civil and human rights awards from organizations such as the National Human Rights Commission (CENTER), the Advocates Association of Cameroon (AAC), and the Bar Association of Cameroon (BAC), among others. In 2008 he was conferred with a medal for human rights by President Biya and has also been honored by MCC Group with one of its highest honors. (now part of Euralia Logistics).
He has been honored with statues and plaques for his exemplary leadership, commitment to justice, and high-profile advocacy work in public interest cases. He also authored a book titled: “The New Africa: The Promise and the Challenge” which Macmillan Publishers published in 2009.