Biography of CHIEF , BARRISTER ADEDIGBA LATEEF ADETUNJI , THE AARE AGO OF IGBOHO LAND

Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue

Oluomo Lateef Adedigba is a noble and honourable indeed!

CHIEF , BARRISTER ADEDIGBA LATEEF ADETUNJI , THE AARE AGO OF IGBOHO LAND :

Barrister Chief Adedigba Lateef Adetunji was born on the 24th of July,1970 into the family of Late Alhaji Tijani Adedigba , Ogidigbo Igboro, Saki, Oyo State. He attended community High School Saki, between 1981 and 1986. He later proceeded to the Ansar-ur-deen High School, Saki Oyo State, where he had his basic education between 1986 and 1988. He later had admission to the Ahmadu Bello University , Zaria between 1991 and 1997 where he bagged LL.B (Hons) in Law (Second Class Upper Division ).

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He later proceeded to Nigerian Law School , Bwari, B.L Second Class Upper Division in Law from 1998 to 1999. He also obtained the LL.M Master of Law [W/A66Bt] from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife in 2002. He was the best Final Year Student in Jurisprudence. He won the prizes of the best final year student in Taxation. He was also honoured as the Best Final Year Student with Highest Marks in Jurisprudence.

The Aare Ago of Igboho started his Public Service Career with the Chief Afe Babalola and Co ; Emmanuel Chambers, No. 80, Fajuyi Road, Ibadan Oyo State, Nigeria. He had his one Year Compulsory National Youth Service (NYSC ) between 1999 and 2000. He later joined L.O Fagbemi and Co. Temitope Chambers, at No. 22, Fajuyi Road, M.K.O Abiola House, Ekotedo , Ibadan , Oyo State, Nigeria between 2001 and 2014.

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He is a member of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA); A member of International Bar Association (IBA); Lagos Court of Arbitration (LCA) ; and member of American Bar Association (ABA). He is also a member of Rotaract Club of A.B.U ;Kongo Campus, Zaria , District 9120 and Liberty Chambers , A.B.U Zaria, Kaduna State. He served as a Director of Publicity, Rotaract Club, A.B.U, Kongo Campus, Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria in 1994.

POSITION HELD :

a. Director of Publicity, Rotaract Club, A.B.U Kongo Campus Zaria 1994.

b. Chairman , Disciplinary Committee , Rotaract Club, A.B.U Kongo Campus , Zaria 1995.

c. Secretary , Rotaract Club, A.B.U Kongo Campus , Zaria 1996.

d. Chairman , Electoral Commission, Rotaract Club, A.B.U Kongo Campus, Zaria 1997.

e. Principal Partner, Liberty Chambers, Faculty of Law, A.B.U Kongo Campus, Zaria 1997.

f. Parliamentarian, Students Union Government, A.B.U Kongo Campus , Zaria 1993.

g. Secretary , Judicial Committee, Students Union Government, A.B.U Kongo Campus , Zaria 1994.

h. Public Relation Officer, Oyo State Corp Lawyers Association , Ibadan ,2000.

HONOURS WON :

a. Ambassador of Goodwill Rotaract Club, District 9120 Award 1996

b. Certificate of Commendation National Youth Service Corps (NYSC),Oyo State Award 1988/1999

c. People’s Lawyer, N.U.L.G.E Saki West Local Government Award 2000.

Barrister Lateef Adedigba has the title : Aare Ago of Igboholand in recognition of his contribution over time to Community Development.

Seminars and Conferences Attended.

a.” The role of Secretaries in Rotaract Club , ” Lebanon Club Zaria , Friday June 23, 1994;

b. “Preparating Youths for National Leadership ” Rotaract Multi-District Conference, Osun Presidential Hotel, Osogbo, Osun State, 9th-12th May, 1996.

c. Nigeria Bar Association Annual General Conferences, 2002 (Ibadan ), 2004 (Abuja ), 2006 (Portharcourt ), 2007 (Ilorin) 2008 (Abuja ), 2009 (Lagos),2012 (Abuja ) and 2013 (Calabar ).

d. International Bar Association Conference , Tokyo , Japan 2014.

 

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