NAME: AJAYI, Festus Olabisi

DATE OF BIRTH: September 28,1925

YEAR OF CALL TO BAR: 1953(English)

YEAR OF ELEVATION AS SAN: 1990

CONFERMENT SERIAL NO.: 71

EDUCATIONAL / PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

LLB (London)

BL

LLM (London)

PhD. (London)

HONOURS & PREFERMENTSS:

Jews Commemoration Scholarship for General Proficiency & Good Conduct, University College, University of London (1950-51)

Jolowicz Prize for Proficiency in Roman Law, University College London (1950)

Hurst Bequest Essay in English Law, University College London (1950)

Joseph Hume Post Graduate Scholarship in Jurisprudence, University College London (1952-53)

First Class, University of London (1952)

Buchanan Prize- Best Graduating Student, Trinity Bar Finals, Lincoln’s Inn; 1953

Troughton Post-Graduate Scholarship for Academic Distinction, University College, London: 1952

Member, Council of Legal Education, Nigeria( 1966-72)

Member, General Council of the Bar, Nigeria (1966-72)

Solicitor-General & Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Justice, Western State (1963-67)

Attorney-General, W estern State (1967-72)

Chairman, Law Reporting Committee, Western State (1966-1972)

Chairman, Advisory Committee on Prerogative of Mercy, Western State (1966- 1972)

Officer of the Order of the Niger, OON; 1965

LEGAL PUBLICATIONS:

Rylands v. Fletcher – Liability for Personal Injuries- Defence of Novus Actus, Modern Law Review; 1956

The Judicial Development of Customary Law in Nigeria, published in Integration of Customary and Modern Legal Systems in Africa, The Institute of African Studies, University of Ife, 1971

ADDRESSES:

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