Barr. Bajulaiye Adegboyega Oyewole
was born on the 18th day of July 1962 in Isale Eko, Lagos Island Area of Lagos State. He started his educational career in 1968 Holy Trinity Primary School, Ebute-Ero, Isale-Eko, Lagos where he held his First School Leaving Certificate and later proceeded to C.M.S Grammar School, Bariga, between 1975-1980 and further till 1982 for Higher School Education.
He gained admission into Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos to study law and later obtained his Bachelor of Laws at Nigerian Law School, Victoria Island, Lagos between1990-1992. He did his National Youth Service Corps in Cross River State between 1993-1994.
BAJULAIYE ADEGBOYEGA OYEWOLE worked briefly as a Clerk with Union Bank Of Nigeria Plc between October 1982-March 1986. Upon graduating from Law School he practiced law with Kola Awodehin & Co. (Legal Practitioners) in year 1993 and later with L.B. Lawal – Akapo & Co. (Legal Practitioners) now Hon. Justice Lawal-Akapo of Lagos High Court between 1993-1994. He became a Legal Officer/State Counsel in the Lagos State Ministry of Justice Civil Litigation Department under the directorship of the now Hon. Justice Doris T. Okuwobi (Mrs.) in 1994.
As a State Counsel he was drafted to defend the then National Electoral Commission (NEC) at the election petitions and later became Head of Legal Unit of Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) 2002-2006. He rose from the Chief State Counsel to Deputy Director in the Directorate of Public Prosecutions (between 2006-2016) where he handled a unit that afforded him the opportunity to be a member of Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Unit (DSVRT), a team assigned with the responsibility of checking violence and sexual abuse against women and children and later a Director of Legal, in the Ministry of Environment from where he was appointed as the Executive Secretary of the Lagos Neighborhood Safety Agency in November 2016.
BAJULAIYE ADEGBOYEGA OYEWOLE attended several Workshop and Seminars both Nigeria and abroad which include: Management Course for Lawyers; Courses on Mediation and numerous Law Seminars on Criminal Justice System. Several Nigeria Bar Association Conferences including International Bar Association (I.B.A) and International Association of Prosecutors (I.A.P) Conferences. He was a Resource Person at various workshop including “Nigeria Electoral Process and the Challenges of Conflict Management and Resolution” and those organized by Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Lagos State Safety Commission.
He is a member of Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Association of Senior Civil Servants, International Bar Association (IBA), an Associate member of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators U.K (Nigeria Branch) and International Association of Prosecutors (IAP).
He is happily married and blessed with children.