Sunday, October 17, 2021

Ondo Governor Akeredolu Appoints First Female Professor Of Law As Judge

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Nigeria now has a female Professor of law who is a judge.

She is Ondo state’s Professor Alero Akeredolu who has been appointed as a Judge of the Ondo State High Court.

Professor¹ Akeredolu is also the first female lawyer to publish a Monthly law report in Nigeria called the Supreme Court Monthly. 

She veered into academics in 2004, rising through the ranks, to become an Associate Professor at the University of Ibadan in 2015, and in 2017, became the first female Professor of Law at Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo as well as its first female Dean of Faculty of law.

The Don is a CEDR, UK Mediator, Fellow, Institute of Peace and Strategic Studies, Fellow, Society for Peace Studies & Practice as well as Fellow, Institute of Chartered & Mediators Conciliators.