Hon. Justice Folasade Ayodeji Ojo

Justice Folasade Ojo. Member Advisory Board at Start-Rite Schools, Abuja

Hon. Justice Folasade Ayodeji Ojo, born on January 22, 1960, in London, hails from Offa Local Government in Kwara State. She began her academic journey at Adeola Model School, Offa, where she obtained her First School Leaving Certificate in 1969. She furthered her education at St. Clare’s Grammar School, Offa, and obtained her West African School Certificate in 1974.


With a keen interest in law, Justice Ojo pursued her tertiary education at Kwara State College of Technology, Ilorin, where she completed her Advanced Level studies in 1976. Subsequently, she enrolled at the University of Ife, Ile Ife, Nigeria, and obtained an LL. B (Hons) degree in 1979. Upon graduation, she proceeded to the Nigerian Law School, Lagos, where she was called to the Bar in 1980.

Justice Ojo commenced her legal career in private practice, joining the esteemed firm of Ijaodola & Co, Ilorin, between 1981 and 1983. Subsequently, she transitioned to public service as a State Counsel in the Kwara State Ministry of Justice. In 1992, she was appointed as the Chief Registrar of the Kwara State High Court, where she demonstrated exemplary administrative skills.


In recognition of her dedication and legal acumen, Justice Ojo was elevated to the bench as a judge of the Kwara State High Court in 1993. Her tenure on the bench was marked by a commitment to justice, fairness, and the rule of law. Later, she transferred to the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, where she served as a judge until her meritorious elevation to the Court of Appeal.


Throughout her career, Justice Folasade Ayodeji Ojo has exemplified integrity, professionalism, and a deep-seated commitment to upholding the principles of justice. Her journey from a humble beginning in Offa to the esteemed position of a Justice of the Court of Appeal is a testament to her resilience, diligence, and steadfast pursuit of excellence in the legal profession.


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