Jumoke OduwoleJumoke Oduwole

Lagos, Nigeria


Occupational Information

Occupation: Law/Academia/Government/Development

Occupational Position: Lecturer, Department of Jurisprudence & International Law, Faculty of Law, University of Lagos

Professional History

In December of 2015, Oduwole was appointed as the Senior Special Assistant to the Nigerian Vice President on Trade & Investment.  She will be helping shape economic development by assisting the Vice President, who has been given a supervisory role for the economy by the President.  She will also be assisting the Minister for Industry, Trade & Investment. Prior to that, she was elected member of the University Senate.  She has occupied several other legal/ consulting/volunteering roles; has three directorship appointments and five fellowships.


LL.B. from University of Lagos; LL.M. from Cambridge University
JSM, JSD from Stanford University
Solicitor and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Nigeria (BL).


2013 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Fellow
2012-2013 Inaugural Private Investors for Africa (West Africa) Fellow