Felix Olatunde OLAOLORUN, is the Special Assistant to the Honourable Attorney-
General and Commissioner for Justice, Ekiti-State on Public Education, Media and
Communication, which is also the public relation portfolio of the Justice Ministry.
He attended Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-ife, Nigeria, where he bagged
Master in Law and Bachelor of Law, with core specialisation in Human Right Law,
International Law of Development, International Law of Finance, Trade and
Investment; with experience in International Law of Taxation. He has already
been conferred with a Master of Philosophy and about to complete a Doctorate
degree of Philosophy at the Ekiti-State University, Ado-Ekiti specialising in Energy
and Mineral Law, with special interest in Mining Legal regime.
He was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1999 and enrolled at the Supreme Court of
Nigeria to practice as a Solicitor and Advocate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Olaolorun earlier had a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Lagos and a
Post Graduate Diploma in Science Education from University of Benin. He was
given a Certificate in Computer at the Obafemi Awolowo University and
Certificate in Leadership training at the International Leadership Training Center,
Chicago, U.S.A in year 2003.
Olaolorun was at the National Assembly Abuja as Personal Assistant to Chairman
Senate Committee on FCT/Human Rights, later as a Consultant to Chairman
Senate Committee on Human Rights and thereafter joined the service of Ekiti
State Ministry of Justice in 2002 as a Legal Officer . He has worked at the
Department of Public Prosecution and Directorate of Citizen Rights of the Ekiti
State Justice Ministry.
Olaolorun was the Legal attaché with Ekiti State Waste Management Board, Focal
Person of the UNICEF in Ministry of Justice and a Technical Member of the Ekiti
State Boundary Commission. He is a member of the State Child Rights
Implementation and Monitoring Committee (SCRIC). He is an advocate of rights of
the child and vulnerable members of the society with a clear understanding of the
Child Justice Administration in tandem with the International best practices in the
area of the thematic principle of Child Protection, Participation, Development and
Survival; he has initiated programmes leading to promotion, protection and
enforcement of rights of the child in Nigeria.
Olaolorun has proven ability and understanding of Land and Chieftaincy matters
under the Nigerian Legal System. A clear understanding of the networking
strategies with government and Non-governmental stakeholders in the Justice
Sectors especially in alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanism and great
experience in Environmental Rights Advocacy for Sustainable Development. He
served as Legal Adviser to the Oba-in-Council of Igede-Ekiti where he assisted in
drafting the Palace Court Procedure.
Olaolorun has a distinctive record of coordinating the Legal Adviser scheme, one
of the initiative of Honourable Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice
between year 2013 to 2014.He has the singular opportunity to coordinate the
Attorney-General Colloquium between year 2013 to 2014,when the Chief Staff of
EFCC, the Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Prison Services and the Executive
Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission were hosted as Guest
Lecturers at the Afe Babalola University, College of Law which has the Students
from the three Faculties of Law in Ekiti as participants.
Olaolorun is the Legal Adviser to Baptist College of Theology, a degree awarding
institution in Igede-Ekiti, Winning Children Foundation, an NGO working in the
area of protection of orphans and Beulah Charity International Organisation, an
NGO working in the area of rule of law and protection of vulnerable members of
the society based in Canada.
Olaolorun was a member of the Unity Branch (ABUJA BRANCH) of the Nigerian
Bar Association (NBA) and upon coming down to Ekiti State joined the Ado-Ekiti
Branch of the association, where he contested and served as a Secretary between
2003 to 2007. He was in that position for about four years when he also became a
member of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the NBA. He was
appointed a member of the NBA 2004 Conference Planning Committee and a
member of the NBA Human Rights Committee.
He is a member of the International Bar Association .He passionately believes that
integrity, accountability, professionalism and excellence are the hallmarks of a