Alhaji Olufemi Okunnu, SAN is a Nigerian Lawyer and former pro-chancellor and chairman governing council of the University of Agriculture, Makurdi.
NAME: Alhaji Olufemi Okunnu,
DATE OF BIRTH: 19 February 1933,
PLACE OF BIRTH: Lagos State, Nigeria
EDUCATION: He had his primary education at Ansar-U-Deen School, Alakoro between 1938 and 1947. He later attended Kings College, in Lagos state (1948-1953), he proceeded to the University of London where he obtained a first degree in Law.
CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: He was called to Nigerian bar in 1960. He began his career in 1960 as a Legal Practitioner and was appointed Federal Commissioner for Works and Housing in 1967. He served in this capacity for seven years, a tenure that ended in 1974. He was later appointed as Deputy Legal Adviser to the National Party of Nigeria (N.P.N.) In 1981
HONORS AND AWARDS:
- Senior Advocate of Nigeria (S.A.N)
- Commander of the Order of the Republic of Niger (CON)
- Commander de I, Ordre National Du Dahomey and Commander National Order of Togo.