CRAIG Justice Ebenezer Babasanya

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Hon. Justice

CRAIG

Ebenezer

Babasanya
LLB, BL, Jurist bom July 25, 1924, Ebute Metta, Lagos State; married Theresa BalPereira 1952, one son, six daughters; Edu cation: MrsF Kuti'sClass, Grammar School, Abeokuta, Elizabeth Fowler Memorial School, Yaba 1932-33, Emmanuel School, Ado-Ekiti, 1934-37, Christ School, Ado- Ekiti, 1938; Igbobi College, Yaba, Lagos, 1939-44, Lincoln's Inn Court School of Law, London, 1949-52, Council of Legal Educa tion; London, 1952; Career: Called to the Bar, Lincoln's Inn, London, 1952; Third Class Clerk, Administrator- General's Office, Lagos, 1945-50; engaged in Private Legal Practice, 1952-67; Part-time Lecturer in Law, Nigerian College of Arts and Technology, Ibadan, (formerly University of Ife, Now Obafemi Awolowo University), He Ife, 1955- 60; appointed Judge, High Court, defunct Western State, 1967-76; served in the Judi cial Division, Ibadan, 1968-70,1974-76, Ekiti Judicial Division, Ado-Ekiti, 1970-72, Oyo Judicial Division, 1972-74; Chairman, Armed Robbery and Firearms Tribunal, de funct Western State, 1970-75; appointed Chief Judge of Ogun State, 1976-87; ap pointedJustice ofthe Supreme Court ofNi geria, 1987-89; retired from the Supreme Court, 1989; chairman, Election Tribunal, BauchiState, 1979;Statutorymember, Board ofGovernors, Nigerian InstituteofAdvanced Legal Studies, Lagos; Executive member, All Nigeria Bar Association, 1964-68;member, in Council ofNigeria, 1965-68; President, Boys Scout ofNigeria (Ogun State Branch), since 1977; member, Ibadan Dinning Club; member, Ibadan Tennis Club; National Honour: conferred with the Commander of the Order ofthe Niger; Hobbies: lawn ten nis, gardening, swimming; Official Address: c\oSupreme Court ofNigeria, Abuja.
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