Who is Lateef Fagbemi? Kwara State ministerial nominee
Prince Lateef Fagbemi SAN is a Legal Luminary, who has successfully handled various high-profile election petitions matter and other landmark cases in Nigeria. He was born on June 22, 1956, in Ijagbo, Kwara State, Nigeria. He serve as Lead Counsel of the 2023 APC’s Presidential Election Petition Legal Team, to defend the mandate of its presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, in the just concluded election.
Lateef Fagbemi Basic Biography
|Birth Place||Ijagbo, Kwara State, Nigeria|
|Date of Birth||June 22, 1956|
|Wife Name||Not Known|
|Father Name||Not Known|
|Mother Name||Not Known|
|Height||5 Feet 11 inch|
|Net worth||USD 5 Million|
He obtained his Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Jos and holds a Master of Law degree from the same institution.
Fagbemi began his career after he was called to the Nigerian bar, as counsel in the law firm of Afe Babalola & Co before founding his own law firm, Lateef Fagbemi & Co.
After completing his education, Lateef started working as a lawyer at the firm of Gani Fawehinmi & Co. He immediately established his own law firm, Lateef Fagbemi & Co., and became well-known in Nigeria’s legal community. Lateef has taken part in a number of well-known cases, including petitions for elections and constitutional disputes. In Nigerian courts including the Federal High Court and the Court of Appeal, he has also served as a judge. In addition to practising law, Lateef has made contributions to legal education in Nigeria. He is considered an authority in Nigerian law and has written numerous essays on a variety of legal topics.
For his contributions to the Nigerian legal community, Fagbemi has received a number of awards and recognition. He received Nigeria’s highest legal title, Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), in 2015. The Kwara State Merit Award and the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Merit Award are among the additional medals and honours he has received.