Lagos State Ministry of Justice

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Mr. Tunji Oladehinde Dawodu – Director, Public Advice Centre

DAWODU ADETUNJI OLADEHINDE is the Administrator-General and Public Trustee of Lagos State.

He attended the University of Ife, Ile-Ife where he obtained the Bachelor of Law Degree, LL.B (Hons) certificate, Lagos State University, Ojo Lagos where he obtained Masters in Business Administration (MBA) and   Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State for his Masters of Law (LLM) Degree.

He joined the Lagos State Civil Service in 1990 as a Legal Officer and served in various Local Governments in the State, Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) in 2007 and at the Ministry of the Environment between 2007 – 2012 before being posted back to the Ministry of Justice in 2012. He has served in various Directorates which include Directorate of Advisory Services, Directorate of Public Prosecutions and Directorate of Legislative Drafting.  He then rose through the ranks to his present position as the Administrator General and Public Trustee, Lagos State.

Mr. Dawodu has attended quite a number of conferences/courses/seminars including International Bar Conference held in Dubai and the Common Wealth Lawyers Conference 2015 held in Glasgow, Scotland, U.K.

He is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association, Commonwealth Lawyers Association International Bar Association, Muslim Lawyers Association, Nigerian Institute of Management and Institute of Chartered Mediators & Conciliators.

He is married with children and his interests include Reading, Writing, Music, Community and Environmental Development Services.

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