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HON. JUSTICE MOSUNMOLA
ARINOLA DIPEOLU, FICMC
CHIEF JUDGE OF OGUN STATE

HON. JUSTICE MOSUNMOLA ARINOLA DIPEOLU, FICMC CHIEF JUDGE OF OGUN STATE was born on the 5th day of May 1959. She attended St. Mary’s Primary School, Broad Street Lagos for her Primary education between 1965 and 1970. In 1971 she proceeded to Abeokuta Girls’ Grammar School, Abeokuta for her Secondary education which she completed in 1976 and thereafter proceeded to Ahmadiyya College Agege, in Lagos State for her Higher School Certificate. She completed this in 1978.

Between January 1979 and February, 1981, she attended the University of Buckingham, England where she obtained her degree in Law (LLB). She also attended the Nigerian Law School, Victoria Island Lagos and was called to the Bar in July 1982. She had her NYSC programme with Nigerian Ports Authority, Broad Street, Lagos.

She attended the Redeemed Christian Church of God Mission School in 2015 while she was on National Assignment in Makurdi, Benue State. She obtained Advanced Diploma Certificate in Theology from The Bible College, Redeemed Christian Church of God in July, 2015. She also attended and obtained a Certificate from Christ The Redeemers Ministry School of Disciples between January and December 2004.

WORKING EXPERIENCE:

She worked with the Lagos State Ministry of Justice, Alausa, Ikeja from August 1982 – December 1984.

She joined the Ogun State Judiciary as a Magistrate in January, 1985 and rose through the ranks till the 4th day of May 1999 a day to her 40th birthday anniversary when she was appointed as a High Court Judge in the Ogun State Judiciary. She left Ogun State Judiciary for private practice. On 22nd October 2018, she was sworn in as the Substantive Chief Judge of Ogun State. A position she holds till date.

SEMINARS, WORKSHOPS AND CONFERENCES:

Hon. Justice Mosunmola Dipeolu has attended several Workshops, Seminars and Conferences both locally and internationally. She has also delivered papers at Conferences and Workshops organized by Rotary Club District 9110, Magistrates Association of Nigeria Ogun State Branch and for Presidents and Members of Customary Courts, Ogun State, among others.

AWARDS:

She is an awardee (Law Officer of Distinction) of Lagos State Ministry of Justice, Alausa, Ikeja July, 2006.
Merit Award, Abeokuta Girls’ Grammar School, Old Girls’ Association where she held forte as the National President between November 2005 and April 2016.
All Nigeria Conference of Principals of Secondary Schools (ANCOPSS) Ogun State Branch Merit Award for her contribution to education of Girls in Ogun State 2014.
Nigerian Bar Association Sagamu Branch – Meritorious Service Award, 24th June, 2016.

COMMITTEES, ASSOCIATIONS, SOCIETIES:

Hon. Justice Mosunmola Dipeolu is a member of many professional and philanthropic Associations. She is a member of NBA, Nigeria Bar Association, International Bar Association IBA, International Women Judges’ Association, National Association of Women Judges Nigeria where she was the Vice-President between November 2010 and July 2013.
Abeokuta Girls’ Grammar School, Old Girls’ Association – President between November 2005 and April 2016.
Member - Board of Governors of IjemoTitun High School, Abeokuta
Member - Board of Governors Abeokuta Girls’ Grammar School: 2004 – Present
Member - Board of Governors Abeokuta Girls’ Grammar School: (Private) 2015 – Present
Chairman - Ogun State Bar and Bench Planning Committee Dec. 2011 – October, 2018.
Chairman –Steering Committee Ogun Multi-Door Court House –26th May, 2016 till October, 2018.
Member – Board of Governors, National Judicial Institute.
Member – Body of Benchers.
President – Boys’ Scout of Nigeria, Ogun State Chapter – 2019 till date
She is very passionate about children and the less privileged so much so that she established an orphanage, known as Future Leaders’ Orphanage. She also awards scholarships to indigent students up to University level.
She is the Co-Ordinator of Good Women Fellowship, Overcomers’ Zone, Redeemed Christian Church of God, Ogun Province 1, Abeokuta.
Chairman - Building Committee of Overcomers’ Parish, Redeemed Christian Church of God, Abeokuta.
Co-Ordinator: Praying Mothers’ Union, Abeokuta – which holds meetings every third Saturday of the month in her residence.
She was Member and Chairman of Election Petition Tribunal at various times.Also, she is currently the President of the Ogun State Scout Council.

HOBBIES: She is passionate about children, loves music and travelling.
Hon. Justice Mosunmola Arinola Dipeolu is blessed with a biological Son, grand-children and many adopted children.

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