Mr. Nyesom Wike, the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), has appointed Mr. Benedict Daudu, a Lawyer, to the position of Senior Special Assistant on Legal and Multilateral Cooperation. The announcement of this appointment was made by Mr. Anthony Ogunleye, the Director of Press at the Office of the Minister, in a statement released in Abuja on Tuesday. The appointment is effective immediately.
Ogunleye elucidated that the decision to appoint Daudu was based on his remarkable legal acumen, extensive educational background, and profound grasp of critical policy matters. Daudu, an accomplished and practicing lawyer in Nigeria, is anticipated to bring a wealth of experience and expertise to his new role.
Daudu’s academic journey commenced with the attainment of a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from Buckingham University in 2010, showcasing his commitment to legal excellence right from the outset of his career. Subsequently, he pursued further education at the Nigerian Law School from 2010 to 2012, where he refined his legal skills and deepened his comprehension of Nigerian jurisprudence. He continued his pursuit of knowledge by obtaining a master’s degree from the esteemed George Washington University Law School in 2013.
Ogunleye highlighted that Daudu’s impressive academic accomplishments are complemented by his extensive professional experience, spanning various domains of law. Notably, his areas of expertise encompass cybercrime law, anti-money laundering regulations, constitutional law, human rights, civil litigation cases, and a comprehensive understanding of West African socio-cultural dynamics.
Furthermore, Ogunleye noted that Daudu has accumulated a wealth of practical experience through his tenure at various prestigious law firms both within and outside the country, including JB Dauda and Co, Adams Law Office LLC, and Ade Okeaya and Co.
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