Biography Of Olusola Alex Oke, SAN

Olusola Alexander Oke, SAN is a Nigerian lawyer and politician.

NAME: Olusola Alexander Oke,

DATE OF BIRTH: 7 April 1956

PLACE OF BIRTH: Ilowo, a coastal town in Ilaje Local government Area of Ondo State

OCCUPATION: Nigerian lawyer and politician.

EDUCATION: He attended UNA Primary School, Ode-Ilowo between 1961-1963. At age 7, he dropped out of school in 1963 and became a professional fisherman who lived and earned his living from the creek of the rivers in Ilaje and its environs. He wrestled with the wicked conspiracy of poverty and social deprivation that almost prevented him from being educated. Between 1963 and 1973, he engaged in subsistence high sea fishing, a career in which he acquired great fame.

CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: He joined Olufemi Lanlehin and Co., a law firm in Ikeja, Lagos in 1987 from there, he moved to Okitipupa to establish Olusola Oke and Associates on 14 July 1988. His resolve to commence his law practice early enough was encouraged by his easy grasp of routines and outstanding delivery in all the matters he participated in. He had always seen law as an embodiment of the moral values, sentiments and dispositions of the people and therefore, he had long resolved to employ it as an instrument of societal re-engineering in line with the tenets of Roscoe Pound; And to earn hisliving from it too. He took that decision with a firm faith in God.

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