AKANDE, Prof. (Mrs.) Jadesola Olayinka

Born November 15, 1940






SAN, OFR, LL.B., LL.M.. Ph.D

Gender: Female
Marital Status
  • Widowed
Name of Spouse Late Debo Akande, August 31, 1963
State of Origin: Lagos
Father's Name
Father's Status N/A
Mother's Name
Mother's Status N/A

has children

Profession Legal practitioner , Researcher , Administrator
Working Experience
Previous Appointments:

Admin. Officer/State Counsel, Western Region, 1964- 65; Lecturer/snr. Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Lagos, 1965- 79; prof/aprof., Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 1981; Research prof., Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 1983; Regional Consultant to various UN organasations; founder. Women Law and Development Centre; Dean, Faculty of Law, Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos, 1986-88; v-c, Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos 1989-93; Foundation Dean, Faculty of Law; mm. Draft Constitution Debating Society; life mem. International Law Society; Barrister at Law of Inner Temple and Nigerian Bar; mm: Constitution Review Committee; Constituent Assembly, 1989; Pro-Chancellor/ch., Governing Council of Federal University ofTechnology, Akure, 2000; NBA Legal Education Committee;

dir.Women Law Development Centre of Nigeria; Regional v-presd., Internaitonal Federation of Women Lawyer 1981-83;


Officer of the Federal Republic; h: Fellow University College of London, May 2002

Introduction to the Nigerian Constitution, Sweet and Maxwell, 1982; Adoption Edict. 1967, Nigerian Bar Journal Vol. 10, Lagos, 1972, Causation and Remoteness of Damage in Tort, Nigerian Journal of Contemporary Law Vol. 4, 1973; Personal Injuries Assessment ofDamages, Nigenan Bar Journal Vol. 13, 1976; The Legal Right of Women in Decision Making, Nigerian Women and Development, 1980; The Legal Aspect of Mass Communication in West Africa Mass Communication, Culture and Society in West Africa, collection of Essays, 1980; published several books,and well researched articles and papers in learned Journals, Seminars and conference;

dancing, reading, gardening,

mm.Zonta Club of Lagos; Legal Director 1973-83- sec. general, 1983,

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