Restorative Justice Center

Adenike Olubunmi Oluwafemi


Adenike Olubunmi Oluwafemi was born on the 30th April, 1965 and attended University of Ibadan, Ibadan, where she bagged a Bachelor of Law (LL.B Hons) degree in 1987 and was subsequently called to the Nigerian Bar in 1988.  After her National Youth Service in 1989, she was in private legal practice till June 1998 when she was employed by the Great Nigeria Insurance Company Limited as a Legal Officer.

She got employed into the Lagos State Ministry of Justice in November, 2001 and was initially deployed to the Directorate of Civil Litigation where she handled many cases and had some Judgments to her credit. 

In April, 2007 she was redeployed to the Directorate of Commercial Law where she was involved in drafting commercial agreements including those of major projects like the Alausa Independent Power Project and the Island Independent Power Project.

In April, 2016, she was again redeployed to the Directorate of Public Prosecutions and she was appointed the Special Assistant to the Office of the Director of Public prosecutions in June, 2019, a position she held till her appointment as  the Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions in January, 2022. On the 4th of October, 2022, she got appointed as Coordinator of the Restorative Justice Centre which appointment was without prejudice to her position as the Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions and she holds both positions till date.

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