...Alternative Dispute Resolution

Mr. Odunayo Olutomi Bamodu (DIRECTOR)

Mr. Odunayo Olutomi Bamodu received his Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Law at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife and the University of Lagos, Akoka, Nigeria respectively. He was employed into the public service of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on February 25, 2002 as Senior Registrar I in the National Industrial Court. He was promoted to the rank of Principal Registrar II in 2005 and was appointed Deputy Chief Registrar in 2006.

Before he joined the Court, Mr. Bamodu was engaged in active practice as a legal practitioner in Lagos, Nigeria between 1994 and 2002 after his call to the Nigeria Bar in 1993. He was one time Head of Chambers, Litigation/Company Secretary services at the Law firm of Beatrice Fisher and Company and later Managing Partner in the Law firm of Ayo Bamodu and Company. In his work at the National Industrial Court, Mr. Bamodu has obtained considerable experience, training and tutelage while working as the Special Assistant to the President of the Court as well as assisting the Chief Registrar in the day to day administration of the court. He has attended local and international courses, seminars workshops and study tours.

Hauwa Yakubu is a Senior Registrar 1 with the National Industrial Court Of Nigeria where she has been working since 2006. She hails from Taraba State in the North Eastern part of the country. She obtained her law degree from the University of Maiduguri, Borno State after which she attended law school in Abuja FCT. she practiced law at Dokun Ayanbanji & Co and went ahead to join the National Industrial Court where she started as a Legal Research Assistant, then the Head of Divisions for the Portharcourt Rivers State and Yenagoa Bayelsa State respectively.

Hauwa Yakubu is a mediator and has gone on several trainings both locally and internationally on Alternative Dispute Resolution. To name a few are the Advanced Mediation and Arbitration organized by the International Law Institute, George Town Washington DC; Envisioning, Designing and implementing court ADR organized by the Centre for Negotiation and Dispute Resolution (CNDR) San-Francisco, California; Mediating the Litigated case by the Pepperdine University School of Law, Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution Malibu, California and several others. She has been awarded a fellow of the Weinstein JAMS International Fellowship.

In pursuant of her dedication and commitment to Alternative Dispute Resolution, she was nominated as the Deputy Director of the National Industrial Court ADR Centre in 2015

About ADR

The Alternative Dispute Resolution Centre is established to resolve certain disputes arising from labour, employment, industrial relations, workplace, etc, between parties using the process of mediation and/or conciliation. The Centre uses mediation and/or conciliation technique(s) to assist parties resolve their dispute and arriveat mutually acceptable agreement In less costly, speedy and efficient manner.


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