SOFOLA, Kehinde

CON, SAN, LL.B, B.L; legal practitioner, administrator; b: March 10, 1924; p: Ikenne; ht: Ikenne; lga: Ikenne; so: Ogun; married, 1948; nc: five s, five d; ed: St. Saviour's Primary School, Ikenne, 1932-37; St. Paul's Primary School, Sagamu, 1938- 39; Baptist Boy's High School, Abeokuta, 1940-43; University of London, 1952-54; Council of Legal Education, 1951-54; cr: Clerk, Nigerian Railway Corporation, 1944-51; Legal Practitioner and Head of Chambers, Kehinde Sofola & Co. Barristers, Solicitors and Notaries Public, since 1954; ch. Federal Government Commission of Inquiry into Retail and Ancillary Trades, 1957; dir. Nigerian Airways, 1963- 65; dir. Board of Customs and Excise, 1965-66; dir. United Nigeria Insurance Company Pic; v-ch. Bank of India (Nigeria) Ltd (now Allied Bank of Nigeria Pic), 1975-77; mm. Federal Judicial Service Commission, 1980-83; Attorney General and min. of Justice, 1983; Ugal Adviser, Several Companies and Organizations; Manager, Ansar- Ud-Deen Primary School, Ikenne, since 1954; ch. Ikenne Muslim Community; mm/Legal Adviser to various Muslim Organisations; Uading Defence Counsel, Judicial Tribunal into Kanfanchan Religious Disturbances; Leading Counsel in the Bauchi and Tafawa Balewa Religious Disturbances; mm: National Executive Committee of the National Council of Nigerian and Camerouns; Body of Benchers; Barrister-At-Uw of Lincoln's inn, Undon; Nigerian Bar Association; Sec. National Council of Nigerian and Camerouns, former Western Region of Nigeria; ch. Board of Governors, St. Saviour's School, Ebute Metta; mem. Board of Trustees, Nigerian International Biographical Centre, Lagos, since 1999; nh: Senior Advocate of Nigeria, 1978; Commander of the Order of the Niger; sc: The Metropolitan Club; Ikoyi Club; pp: NCNC-National Party of Nigeria and Camerouns later known as National Council of Nigerian Citizen, 1954-66; National Executive Committee, NCNC; Sec. Western Working Committee (including old Mid-West State), NCNC; Zonal Leader, Ijebu including Remo; Ugal Adviser/mm. Planning Committee, Counsellor and Uader of Opposition, Ikenne Local Council; mm. Board of Trustees, Nigerian International Biographical Centre; hob: golf, table tennis, reading and farming; off: 2, Tinubu Square, 5 Floor, Lagos; tel: 01-2631044, 2631094, 2631942, 263554; res: 5/7, Bode Peters Street, Anthony Village, Ikorodu Road, Lagos; tel: 01-4967400; pha: Sofola House, 2, Aiyepe Bye pass, Ikenne-Remo, Ogun State; tel: 037-6300003.
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