KOLAJO, Justice Adegoke Amao

LL.B, BL; judge, civil servant; b: December 10, 1935; p: Saki; ht: Saki; lga: Saki West; so: Oyo; m: Titilayo Aduke Olaleye; nc: two s, three d; ed: N.A School, Saki, 1941-48; Baptist Boys' High School, Abeokuta 1950-55; School of Agriculture, Akure, 1957-58; College of Uw, Chancery Une, Undon, 1962-65; Lincoln's Inns of Court, 1963-66; Nigerian Law School, Lagos, 1966-67. cr: Teacher, Baptist Day School, Shepeteri, Oyo State, 1949; Clerical Officer, District Officer's Office, Oshogbo, 1956; Teacher, Baptist Modern School, Iwo, 1956; Agricultural asst, old WACRI (now CRIN), 1957-58; asst Technical Officer, Farm Office, University of Ibadan, 1959-62; private legal practice 1967-70; State Counsel for State, defunct Western States of Nigeria 1970-76, Customary Court Judge, 1976-91. Investigation Officer, Litigation Section, Federal Ministry of Communications, Lagos, 1968; State Counsel, Grade II, Ministry of Justice, Ibadan, 1970-72; State Counsel, Grade 1, 1972-74; Acting Senior State Counsel Grade II, 1974-75; Senior State Counsel Grade II, 1975-76; Senior Customary Court President, 1976; Chief Customary Court President, 1976-78; Chief Magistrate 1978-79; Chief Magistrate Grade 1, 1979-86; ag. Deputy Chief Registrar 1, 1986-87; Deputy Chief Registrar 1, 1987-89; ag. Chief Registrar 1989; Chief Registrar, 1989-91; High Court Judge, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, since 1991. publ: My Contested Judgements, 1985, Vols of my selected Rulings andjudgments 1993- 1997, for such a time as this /-peecee Printing Press, 1994; Law for the Layman Spectrum, 1999; Customary law in Nigeria through the cases, Spectrum 2000 i-iv; sc: Club 5055. mm: Haggai Insitutute alumnus, hob: reading, photography, music off: Plot 6, T.A Oyewusi L/O Near Holy Trinity Grammar School off Agbala Itura, Old Ife Road, Agodi, Ibadan teI:02-715068.
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