A Nigerian legal luminary, Justice Tunde Ademola Bakre, has been appointed to serve on the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court. This latest development further underscores the exceptional talent and expertise that Nigerians continue to showcase on the global stage.
This court encompasses a multitude of nations, including but not limited to Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, St. Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and Granada, Barbados, Dominica, and several others. This appointment marks a significant milestone in Justice Bakre's illustrious career, further solidifying his reputation as a distinguished legal professional.
The Secretary to the Judicial and Legal Services Commission of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC) revealed the appointment of Justice Bakre, a distinguished member of our own legal community.
The Commission has expressed its profound admiration for your exceptional skills and accomplishments. It has unequivocally affirmed that your esteemed background and extensive experience align seamlessly with the requirements of the judiciary.
Justice Bakre, a highly accomplished legal practitioner and former member of the prestigious Nigerian Bar Association Abuja, Unity Bar, has emerged as a prominent figure in the legal arena. Having been admitted to the bar in 1993, his journey towards excellence in the field of law has been nothing short of extraordinary.
In 2013, he was bestowed with the prestigious position of a judge at the Ogun State High Court. His exceptional legal acumen and expertise caught the attention of the National Judicial Council of Nigeria, who subsequently seconded him to the Judiciary of the Gambia in 2018, providing invaluable technical assistance.
In a display of commendable performance, he has been granted an extension for an additional three-year term, set to conclude in 2024, until his worthiness was called into question.
Hailing from Ogun State University, this individual is not only an alumnus but also a proud family man, blessed with the joys of marriage and fatherhood.