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(From This Day (Nigeria) - AAGM)
Byline: MARIAM UWAIS
A valedictory service for retiring Justice of the Supreme Court, Emmanuel Olayinka Ayoola was held yesterday at the Supreme Court, Abuja. MARIAM UWAIS chronicles the career of this illustrious jurist, as well as their friendship
Honourable Justice O. A. Ayoola (JSC) retired from the Supreme Court of Nigeria on October 23, 2003, having attained the youthfu1 age of 70 years, the mandatory age of retirement, as provided by the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
He was called to the English Bar at the Lincoln's Inn in 1957 and admitted as Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in 1959. He was engaged in private legal practice in Ibadan, Oyo State of Nigeria until 1976 when he was appointed a Judge of the High Court of Westem Nigetia and, a few months later, a judge of the …