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Hon. T. M. Abdulganiyu

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HON. JUSTICE TAJUDEEN MUHAMMAD ABDULGANIYU.

Born on 19th January 1962. Attended Bayero University, Kano between 1987 to 1991. Proceeded to the Nigerian Law School, Lagos in 1991 and was called to the Bar in December 1992. Observed the mandatory National Service at the Cross-Rivers State Ministry of Justice, Ogoja between 1992 and 1993 Joined the Oyo State Ministry of Justice, Ibadan in April 1994. Served as a Counsel at the Legal Drafting and Ministerial Counselling Department as well as Legal Drafting and Parliamentary Counselling Department at various times till Year 2007.

Obtained master’s degree from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife in 1999 also obtained Post-Graduate Diploma in Legislative Drafting from Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, Lagos in 2000. Served at the Administrator – General and Public Trustee, Oyo State between 2007 and 2009. Appointed as the Director of Mediation in 2009 and served in the office till 2010 when he was returned to Department of Legal Drafting and Parliamentary Counseling as the Director. Appointed as the Director of Public Prosecutions in 2013 which position, he held until 2018 when he was appointed as a Judge of the Customary Court of Appeal which position, he holds till date. Delivered many Judgments. Participated as a member of Election Petition Tribunals in Enugu and Benue States. Has attended many Conferences, Seminars and Workshops locally and international. Happily married with children.