OGUNDERE, Justice Joseph Diekola

LLB, LLB, BL, jurist born December 31, 1929, Ibadan, Oyo State; married Aduke Israel Omotilewa 1960, four sons; Education: St David's School, Kudeti, Ibadan, 1937-41, Ibadan Boys' High School, 1942-43, Ibadan Grammar School, 1944-49, University College, Ibadan, 1950-52, University of London (Exter nal student), 1953-57, Council ofLegal Educa tion, London, 1953-57, Trinity College, Cam bridge University, England, 1960-61; State Counsel, 1958-62; State Counsel, Grade- I, 1962; Legal Adviser, Board of Customs and Excise, 1963-64; Senior State Counsel, April 1964; Principal State Counsel, 1965; Legal Adviser, 1969; Deputy Solicitor-General, Federal Ministry of Justice, 1971-73; Solicitor-General of the Federation and Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Justice, 1974-76; appointed judge, High Court of Oyo State, 1977-85; appointed Justice, Court of Appeal, since 1988; member, International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, Bonn, West Germany; Life member, Nigerian Society of International Law; Executive member and former Treasurer, NSIL; Nigeria's Representative, United Na tions Organisation's 6th or Legal Committee, 1966-69; Deputy Leader, Nigeria Delegation, United Nations Conference on the Law of Treaties, 1968-69; member. Governing Coun cil, International Institute for the Unification of Private Law, Rome, 1968-78; Life member, Ad Honorem Governing Council, 1980; member, Nigerian Delegation, UN Commis-' sions on International Trad- Law, 1971-74, and Rapporteur, 4th Session, 1971;Chairman, Ombudsman Committee, 1975; member, Nigeria Delegation, Third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea, 1974-76; Chairman, Governing Board, The Polytechnic, Ibadan, 1980-84; Hobbies: golf, lawn tennis, billiards, gardening, roses; Of ficial Address: Court of Appeal, Ali Akilu Road, Kaduna; Telephone: (062) 215019; Home: 3C Yahaya Road, Kaduna, Kaduna State; Telephone: (062) 215404.
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