Justice George Oguntade
Justice George Oguntade is a Nigerian jurist of great repute who distinguished himself at the bench. After his mandatory National Youth Service Corps service, he commenced his legal career as a court clerk at the High Court of Justice, Ibadan and in September 1980 was appointed a Judge of the Lagos High Court, after being involved in private legal practices at the Lagos Bar for 14 years. Between September 1987 – May 2004, Justice George served as Presiding Justice for several State Court of Appeal in Nigeria until his appointment as Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria on May 19, 2004. Having attained the statutory retirement age of 70 years, George Oguntade retired from the Supreme Court Bench on May 10, 2010. On September 16, 2015, George was appointed Chancellor of the Lagos State University Governing Council by Akinwunmi Ambode, as a result of his resourcefulness.