Wednesday 1 April 2015

The man Osinbajo

Professor Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), 58, the Vice-
President-elect, until his election was a senior
pastor in the Redeemed Christian Church of God

The former Lagos State Attorney-General had been
a senior partner in the Law firm of Simmons Cooper
Partners since 2007
Born on March 8, 1957 in Lagos, Yemi Osinbajo’s
tertiary education was at the University of Lagos
and the London School of Economics where he
obtained the LLB and LLM degrees respectively

He was appointed the Lagos State Attorney General
and Commissioner for Justice in 1999 and
reappointed for a second term in 2003.

During the period of his public service, he
commenced the Lagos State justice reform project.

A prominent feature of that project was the
establishment of the Directorate for Citizens’ Rights
(DCR) which provides free legal services and legal
representation to indigent citizens of the state.

This initiative gave a voice to many who would
otherwise not have a way to access their rights.

Prior to that appointment, Osinbajo, a Professor of
Law, was the Head of Public Law at the Faculty of
Law, University of Lagos.
Between 1988 and 1992, he was the Special Adviser
to the Attorney-General and Minister of Justice of
the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

He also served as a staff member of the United
Nations and Member of the United Nation’s
Secretary General’s Committee of Experts on
Conduct and Discipline of UN Peacekeeping
personnel around the globe.

He is currently an Ethics Advisor to the Ethics
Committee of the African Development Bank and is
a non-executive Director of Citibank.

Prof. Osinbajo is Co-founder and Board Member
Convention on Business Integrity and the Justice
Research Institute Ltd. He has also authored
several law books.
In 2007, Prof. and his wife Oludolapo founded “The
Orderly Society Trust”, a non- governmental
organization that is dedicated to the promotion of
Christian ethics and orderliness.

He is a resident pastor at the Olive Tree House of
Prayer for All Nations, Banana Island, a parish of the

He lives in Lagos with his wife,Dolapo Osinbajo,
who is a grandchild of Obafemi Awolowo with three

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