The Ogun State Government has approved the appointment of Hon. Justice Mosunmola Dipeolu as the acting Chief Judge of the State.

The appointment takes effect from Tuesday, 28th August, 2018.

She takes over from the incumbent Chief Judge, Hon. Justice Olatokunbo Olopade, who retiring today Tuesday 28th August 2018.

The acting Chief Judge holds a Bachelor of Law Degree (LL.B) from the University of Buckingham, England, attended the Nigerian Law School, Lagos and was called to the Nigerian Bar in July, 1981.

She started her career as a Pupil State Counsel at the Lagos State Ministry of Justice in August, 1981.

In January, 1985, she was appointed to the Bench as a Magistrate in the Lagos State Judiciary and rose to the position of a Senior Magistrate in 1991.

Hon. Justice Dipeolu left the Lagos State Judiciary in December, 1991 and was engaged in private practice until November, 1995 when she was appointed as a Chief Magistrate 1 in the Ogun State Judiciary where she rose through the ranks to become a High Court Judge in May, 1999.

The acting Chief Judge has attended several national and international seminars and workshops.

Barr. Taiwo Adeoluwa
Secretary to the State Government
Monday, 27th August, 2018

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