Nine LASU Alumni Appointed As Judges Of Lagos High Court

They were part of the 13 judges recently appointed to the Lagos State High Court.


Nine alumni of the Faculty of Law, Lagos State University, have been appointed judges of the Lagos High Court.

They were part of the 13 judges recently appointed to the Lagos State High Court.

Disclosing this in a post on its X handle on Monday, the institution noted that the number is the highest ever recorded at a given time by the university.

“The alumni are: Hon. Justice Sunmonu Tunde Bashiru, Hon. Justice Alebiosu Olawale Lawal, Hon. Justice Anjorin-Ajose Tanimola Abdulwaheed, Hon. Justice Muyodeen Abdul-Raheem Tejumade, Hon. Justice George Alfred Akingbola, Hon. Justice Balogun Adegboyega Ganiu, Hon. Justice Badejo-Okusanya Yewande Jokotola, Hon. Justice Ojuromi Nalirat Olayinka Oluwatosin and Hon. Justice Adewale Russel Musiliu,” the statement disclosed.

While congratulating the new judges, the Vice Chancelor, Prof. Olatunji-Bello, noted that an appointment into such an exalted position was not a mean feat, but a testament of their hard work, sacrifice and dedication to the noble profession – Law, as well as their impactful contributions to the Lagos State judiciary.

She further ascribed the feat of the judges to, amongst other things, the solid foundation of excellence at the Faculty of Law of the university upon which they built their respective careers while urging them to be above board and serve with the fear of God in their new positions.

Ten graduates of the Faculty of Law of the institution had in February bagged first class degrees at the Nigerian Law School final Bar Examinations.

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