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Chief Wole Olanipekun, SAN
Chief Oluwole Oladapo Olanipekun, SAN is the Vice-Chairman of Ibadan Business School Board of Advisors. He is a product of University of Lagos and the Nigerian Law School, Lagos. He was elected the Secretary-General, University of Lagos Students Union between 1973 and 1974.
While he was called to the Nigerian Bar in July 1976, he was conferred with the prestigious rank of the Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), in July 1991 in recognition of his invaluable contributions to the advancement of the Legal Profession in Nigeria. By then, he was the youngest of all the Senior Advocates in Nigeria. He has also been a Notary in Public since 1987.
Chief Wole Olanipekun, SAN became the President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) in 2002.
Between 1991 and 1993, he was appointed the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice of the then Ondo State. The highest body responsible for the governance of the Legal Profession, Body of Benchers appointed him a Life Bencher in January 2007. At various times, he has been a member of the Legal Practitioners Disciplinary the Chairman, Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee (1999-2002), National Judicial Council Committee (1999-2002), National Judicial Council (2004-2006). He is also a member of the International Bar Association, where he served as a member of Council between 2002 and 2004, Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA), where he was appointed as a member of Council between 2004 and 2006. In 2003, he was appointed the Vice President of the Pan African Lawyers Union (PALU).
He is the Principal Partner of the Law firm, Messrs Wole Olanipekun & Co., with the offices at Lagos, Abuja, Ilorin and Akure. His Legal Practice cuts across nearly all fields and areas of Law with particular emphasis on Constitutional Law, Banking, Business/Commercial Law, Land and Chieftaincy, Election and Electoral matters, Oil and Gas, Environmental Law, Arbitration, Maritime, Telecommunications, etc. He also engages in Trans border practice. He belongs to the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, both in the United Kingdom and Nigeria.
He was a Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council of the University of Ibadan and now the Vice Chairman, Ibadan Business School Board of Advisors.
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World Bank Partners with Ibadan Business School in the Delivery of Its Programmes
The World Bank has partnered the Ibadan Business School in its Human Development Programme. The Board Chairman, Prof. Oladipo Afolabi, said this in Lagos during a programme of the school, a statement said on Sunday. Afolabi, commended the partnership, saying it was an endorsement of the school. He said, \"The World Bank in a letter noted,\'We have since seen your facilities and we are happy toRead More