Kayode Ogundamisi is a commentator on Nigerian and international affairs, he was involved in the Nigerian pro-democracy struggle, Ogundamisi survived a trumped up charge of treasonable offence against the military government of General Babangida, he was detained in Jos prison in 1991 and released after intensive local and international campaigns against the government charging him and 12 other students before a military tribunal. Ogundamisi was a frontline member of the National Association of Nigerian Student and a former secretary general of the the University of Jos Students Union in Nigeria and the O'dua Peoples Congress.
Ogundamisi currently shuttles beetwen his base in The United Kingdom and his Country of Birth Nigeria where he runs a programme on self empowerment. He is the convener of the Liberty Forum UK and his involved in engaging local communities and community and social empowerment
He Graduated with a B.SC in Political Science from Unijos. The Nigerian Institute of Journalism and also a Masters in Public Administration from the Ogun State University and Masters in International Relations from the London Metropolitan University.
He is a volunteer campaigns fellow for the German human rights group IMRV Bremen.
Ogundamisi was appointed by the UK government as a board member of the United Kingdom Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) a position he held for 3 years. Ogundamisi is very active on the social media, with his commentary blog "The Canary" under the twitter handle @ogundamisi and he writes sporadic independent op-ed articles for major Nigerian media outlets.