ADEGBITE (Dr.) Lateef Oladimeji

Born March 20, 1933




B.A., Ph.D. LL.D

Gender: Male
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State of Origin: Ogun
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Profession Legal practitioner, administrator.
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Previous Appointments:

Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Lagos; Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Western State, 1971-73; Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Western State, 1973-75;Founder and Principal Partner, Lateef Adegbite & Co. since 1976; Pro-Chancellor/Chairman, Governing Council, University of Maiduguri, 1984-1990.

President, Nigeria Olympic Committee, 1972- 85; Member Council/Executive Committee, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Federal Public Accounts Committee, 1968-71; Chairman, Commercial and Taxation Committee, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Board of Management secretary-general/ Legal Adviser, Nigerian Constituent Assembly, 1988-89; Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, since February 1989; Nigerian Association of Credit Administrators and of the
Governing Council, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, American Arbitration Association,
American Society of International Law, International Lawyer’s Group, governing Board of
the Nigerian National Council of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Board of
Trustees as well as Governing Council of Yakubu Gowon For National unity and
International Cooperation, Governing Council, Herbert Macaulay Memorial Foundation;
Representative of Nigeria on ICC Commission on International Commercial Practice, ICC
Headquarters, Paris; Alternate mem: International Court of Arbitration, ICC
Headquarters, Paris, 1988-1990;Nigerian Business Law and Practice Journal Published by the Committee on Commercial Law & Taxation, 1988; Committee on Prerogative of
Mercy in the Western States, 1973-75; co-founder/ first national President, Muslim
Students Society of Nigeria, 1954-59; honorary Secretary, Nigerian Society of
International Law, 1968-74; v-President, 1974; Body of Benchers, 1973-75; grand
patron, Muslim Students Society of Nigeria; Chairman, Ogun State Pilgrims Board;
National Pilgrims Board, 1976-78;

Methodist School, Abeokuta, 1942; St. Paul’s School, Igbore, Abeokuta, 1942-49; King’s College, Lagos, 1950-56; University of Southampton, 1959-62; The Law Society College of Law for Solicitors, Lancaster Gate, London, 1962-63; School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, 1962-65.

Seriki & Baba Adeen of Egbaland; Otun Balogun of Oba; Aare Onakankafo of Igbore; Alatunse Adinni of Egba-land, Abeokuta, Ogun
State; award.

Commander of the Order of the Niger (CON)

Fundamentals of Nigerian Business Law, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 1981; Aspects of Nigerian Practice in the field of International Law, published in University of Lagos, Law Society’s Journal, 1968, Human Rights of Nigeria, published in T.O Elias (ed) Law and Social Change in Nigeria, 1972; Practice and Procedures of Mergers, (With Kunle Carew Esq., Published in the Gravitas Review of Business & Property Law, Nigerian and
International, 1989; hd. Doctor of Laws, honouris causa, University of Maiduguri, 1991

Centenary Award of Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry for
meritorious service to the Chamber; Corporate Law and for excellence; Abeokuta
Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculturre, 1996

Sports, reading, walking

28 September 2012
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