FULL NAME: ALHAJI (DR) Abdulganiyu Folorunsho ABDULRASAQ,  

YEAR OF CALL TO BAR: 1955 (English)

YEAR OF CONFERMENT AS SAN: 1984

PRESENT POSITION: Special Chief Legal Consultant

CONFERMENT SERIAL NO: 46

LAW FIRM: HOUSE OF LAW

ADDRESS: 6 Suleiman Barau Crescent, off Ibrahim Taiwo Road, Aso Villa Area, Abuja FCT 

Tel: 09-3148204

Email: agfraza@hotmail.com

BRIEF PROFILE:

Born on the 13th of November, 1927, Abdulganiyu ABDULRASAQ had his tertiary education in Europe. He holds a B.A. (Dublin), LLB (Dublin), MA (Dublin) and a Higher Dip Edu. (Dublin). He was the first lawyer from the Northern Region of Nigeria, the first Commissioner for finance, Kwara State between 1967 to 1971; he was the Commissioner for Health and Social Welfare, Kwara State from 1971 1972 ; he became a member, National Executive Committee, Nigeria Bar Association in 1956; Foundation Life Member, Doyen and a Former Chairman, Body of Benchers, a Member, All Constitutional Conferences of Nigeria between 1957-1978; Member House of Representatives/Federal Executive Council from 1965 to 1966; First awardee, Kwara Merit Award, 1984; President Nigeria Stock Exchange from 2000 to 2003; Member Constitutional Drafting Committee 1975 to 1979; Officer of the Order of the Federal Republic, OFR.

LEGAL PUBLICATIONS:

Dan Adam da Shari ( A Treatise on Law in Hausa Language), 1957; Demokratiya-How to Govern a Modern State (A Treatise on Constitutional Law in English, Hausa, Yoruba and Igbo Languages, 2002