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Nine LASU alumni appointed as Judges of Lagos High Court

Nine alumni from the Faculty of Law at Lagos State University (LASU) have been appointed as judges of the Lagos High Court.
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Nine alumni from the Faculty of Law at Lagos State University (LASU) have been appointed as judges of the Lagos High Court.

These appointments were part of a larger group of 13 judges recently inducted into the Lagos State High Court.

The announcement, made on LASU’s official X handle, highlights that this is the highest number of alumni appointed as judges at one time in the university’s history.

The newly appointed judges are:

1. Hon. Justice Sunmonu Tunde Bashiru
2. Hon. Justice Alebiosu Olawale Lawal
3. Hon. Justice Anjorin-Ajose Tanimola Abdulwaheed
4. Hon. Justice Muyodeen Abdul-Raheem Tejumade
5. Hon. Justice George Alfred Akingbola
6. Hon. Justice Balogun Adegboyega Ganiu
7. Hon. Justice Badejo-Okusanya Yewande Jokotola
8. Hon. Justice Ojuromi Nalirat Olayinka Oluwatosin
9. Hon. Justice Adewale Russel Musiliu.

LASU’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Olatunji-Bello, congratulated the new judges, noting that their appointments are a testament to their hard work, sacrifice, and dedication to the legal profession.

She emphasised that their achievements reflect the strong foundation of excellence provided by the Faculty of Law at LASU.

Prof. Olatunji-Bello also urged the judges to serve with integrity and the fear of God in their new roles.

In February, ten graduates from LASU’s Faculty of Law achieved first-class degrees in the Nigerian Law School final bar examinations.

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