Felix Oyewole AWONIYI is an Assistant Chief Legal Officer in the
Department of Public Prosecutions, Ministry of Justice, Ekiti State.
He hails from Igogo Ekiti and holds a First Degree in Law from Ogun State
University, Ago-Iwoye Ogun State now Olabisi Onabanjo University.
Awoniyi was duly called to the Nigeria Bar in 2004.
Before his call to the Nigeria Bar, he undergone his Chambers Attachment
at UDOCHI IHEANACHO PARTNERSHIP of 15B, Joseph Street, 13 th
Floor Eleganza House, Lagos Island, Lagos State.
After his call to the Nigeria Bar, he undergone his one year NYSC
programme in Bornu State.
He was deployed to NEWTON OMOVIE & ASSOCIATES of Near Sahara
Hotel, Bank of the North Area, Maiduguri for his primary assignment and
was retained and worked briefly with the chambers after his NYSC’s
Awoniyi worked in the chambers of A.T LAWAL & CO and OWOSENI
AJAYI & ASSOCIATES before he opted to build a carrier in the Ministry
of Justice, Ekiti State.
Upon his employment to the Ministry of Justice, he was posted to the
Department of Administrator General and Public Trustees before he was
posted to his present department.
Awoniyi area of interest in this profession is the prosecution of Criminal
cases which he does with Joy, Legal drafting and legal research.
He has prosecuted many cases and secured many convictions for the
Awoniyi has served as Legal Adviser to Ekiti State Traffic Management
Agency (EKSTMA), Budget and planning. He is currently the Legal Adviser
to Bureau of Public Procurement, Ekiti State.
Awoniyi served as Legal Adviser to the visitation panel to the college of
Health, Science and Technology, Ijero Ekiti which was constituted on
2/11/2018 by the government of Ekiti State under the leadership of Dr.
He is well – known within her professional associates the Nigeria Bar
Association (NBA), Ado Ekiti Branch.
He has served as Secretary to the Committee on human Rights Violation by
security agencies in Ekiti State.
He has served as a member of Law week planning committee.
He has also served as the chairman Property Management Committee of
Awoniyi is the current Chairman of Law Officers Association of Nigeria,
(LOAN) Ekiti State Chapter.
Awoniyi has attended many NBA conference.