OKUNRIBIDO, Justice Samuel Olu

LL.B, LL.M, jurist born November 5, 1923, Isonyin Ijebu, Ogun State; married Araronke Olufunmilayo Obafemi 1958, four sons, three daughters; Education: Emmanuel School, Isonyin, 1932, Ijebu-Ode Grammar School, 1932-36, Oduduwa College, Ile-Ife. 1937, Igbo bi College, Yaba, 1938-43, King's College, University of London, 1952-55, The Honoura ble Society of the Middle Temple London, 1952-55, The Hague Academy of International Law, 1955, London School of Economics and Political Science, 1959, Trinity College, University of Cambridge, London, 1959-60, Called to the Bar, Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, 1955; Served as a Third Class, Second Class and First Class Clerk, 1943-48; acting Assistant Secretary, Chief Secretary's Office, 1948-51; engaged in Private Legal Practice, 1956; Crown Counsel, Legal Department, Lagos 1956-60; Senior State Counsel, Legal Department, Lagos, 1961-63;' Principal State Counsel, 1964; Legal Adviser, Federal Ministry of Finance, 1964-70; Directorof Public Prosecution, Federal Ministry of Justice, 1972-74; appointed Judge, Federal High Court, 1974-November 1988; retired from the Federal High Court, November 5, 1988 (at 65); Senior Legal Adviser, Legal Affairs Office, United Nations Headquarters, New York, USA, 1966-69; Senior Adviser, Legal Af fairs Office, United Nations Legal Counsel Office, Lagos, 1960-1970; Legal Adviser, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), 1969-70, 1970-74; Hobbies: reading, swimming, lawn tennis, table tennis, photography, walking, music; Official Address: Judge's Chambers, Federal High Court, 24 Queen's Drive, PMB 12670, Ikoyi, Lagos;Tele phone: (01) 682006; Home: 3 Inupa Drive, Ikoyi, Lagos; Telephone: (01) 680861.
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