Biography Of Hon. Prince Bola Ajibola, SAN

Omoba Bolasodun Adesumbo “Bola” Ajibola KBE was an Attorney General and the Minister of Justice of Nigeria from 1985 to 1991 and a Judge of the International Court of Justice from 1991 to 1994.

NAME: Omoba Bolasodun Adesumbo

DATE OF BIRTH:  March 22, 1934


OCCUPATION:  Politician

EDUCATION: Ajibola attended Owu Baptist Day School and Baptist Boys’ High School both in Abeokuta between 1942 and 1955. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in Law (LL.B) at the Holborn College of Law, University of London between 1959 and 1962 and was called to the English Bar at the Lincoln’s Inn in 1962. He returned to Nigeria to practise the Law, specialising in Commercial Law and International Arbitration.

CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: He was the chairman of the panel set up by the Plateau State government to probe the 2008 Jos riots. He established crescent university in 2005 in Nigeria which is an Islamic and co-educational institution.

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