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Abdulwasiu Azeez Wiridi

Background:

My name is Abdulwasiu Azeez Wiridi. I am a native of Ilorin in Ilorin West Local Government of Kwara State. I was born to Oniwiridi family on the 26th day of May, 1988.

I had my primary education at Adeta “A” L.G.E.A, Ilorin between 1993 to 1998 and proceeded to Ansarul Islam Secondary School, Oloje, Ilorin between 1998 to 2004 for my secondary education.

I was enrolled in an Arabic school, Mahd-Daru-s-Salam, Oke-Foma, Ilorin to broaden my knowledge of Islamic jurisprudence, the background of which I have had from our family local Quranic School, until 2006.

I also attended Kwara State College of Arabic and Islamic Legal Studies (CAILS), Ilorin, Kwara an institution affiliated to Bayero University Kano, Kano State between 2007 to 2009 for my Diploma in Law program.

I was admitted to University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria to study Common and Islamic Law in 2011 and obtained my LL.B (Hons.) in 2016. While in school I was a Honourable member of the Students Representative Council (SRC), Faculty of law between 2013-2014 and 2015-2016.

I proceeded to Nigerian Law School for my Barrister at Law (BL) program and was called to the Nigerian Bar on the 12th day of December, 2017.

I joined the Law firm of Yusuf O. Ali & Co. during my compulsory one year National Youth Service Corps in 2017 and I have been with the firm since 2018, after my NYSC for my tutelage until I am fully employed as a counsel in the firm on the 1st October, 2020.

DEPARTMENT / AREA OF SPECIALISATION

My area of interest includes but not limited to Corporate and Commercial law, Alternative Dispute Resolutions (Arbitration), Election Petition, Oil and gas law, Maritime law, Aviation law, Islamic law and Intellectual property law.

Membership:

  • Member of Nigeria Bar Association
  • Member of Muslim Lawyers’ Association of Nigeria
  • Young Lawyers Forum

HOBBIES:

meeting people, reading, traveling and listening to music.

Contacts:

Email: abdulwasiuwiridi@gmail.com, aawiridi@gmail.com

Office:

Ilorin.