Bolanle Wale-Awe is the Executive Secretary, Office Of Public Defender. She attended St. Lawrence Grammar School, Ilesa and graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-ife, Nigeria where she obtained her Bachelor of Law degree in 1991 and was admitted into the Nigerian Law School where she obtained a Barrister at Law (BL) and was enrolled at the Supreme Court of Nigeria to practice as a Solicitor and an Advocate in 1992. She joined the Ekiti State Ministry of Justice in April, 1997 and is there till date.

She has also functioned as the Director of Citizens’ Right from 2001-2007, Director of Civil Litigation from 2007-2008, Director for Public Prosecutions from 2008-2011 and January 2013, Director for Law Review from 2011-2012 all in the Ministry of Justice, Ekiti State.

Mrs. Bolanle Ruth Wale-Awe born on the 25th of January, 1967 is married with Children.