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2023: Vital Facts About “Wakil Oyedemi” As Youth Support Groups Begin Mobilization Drives

Barr. Wakil Oyeleru OYEDEMI is an illustrious son of the soil from Oyedemi ruling house, Baale Aketan compound, Oyo. He is an accomplished luminary in Law practice, aspiring to serve purposefully with PASSION and VISION.

EDUCATIONAL FEATS

He began his educational pursuits in Methodist Primary School, Aketan (1975 – 1981) while his secondary was in Durbar Grammar School (1981 – 1986) Oyo.

In furtherance of his schooling, he got admission in 1992 into University of Ife (Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)) to study English and Literature but later switched to Law.

He attended University of Kansas Law School (2006 – 2008) where he got awarded with Juris Doctor (JD).

Barr. Oyedemi had his Masters Degree with specialization in Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Law in the University of Houston.

PROFESSIONAL STINTS

In 1999, Oye as fondly called by friends and admirers launched his professional career as a young “Barrister at Law” with Fred Agbaje & Co until 2011 when he left Nigeria for the United States of America (USA).

He joined US Army and served as a member Judge Advocate General Corps (Legal Services) between 2002 and 2006.

He had served as Assistant District Attorney (Prosecutor) Reno County, Kansas before O. J. Lawal & Associates, Houston Texas as Leading Counsel in Litigation and Criminal Defence.

Barr. Wakil Oyeleru Oyedemi is the founder and Chief Solicitor of Oyedemi & Associates, P.C, Sugar Land, Texas with specialization in Civil Litigation and Criminal Defense.

ACADEMIC, LEADERSHIP & PROFESSIONAL AWARDS

– Best Student in Government Award in High School.
– Served as a Class Captain for his Faculty of Law Class.
– Served as PRO for Great Ife SUG Electoral and Transition Committee
– U.S Army
I. Army Commedation Medal
II. Army Achievement Medal
III. Good Service Medal
IV. U.S. Army Physical Fitness Badge
V. Combat Action Badge

– His publication, “Cabotage Regulations and the Challenges of Outer Continental Shelf Development in the United States” is of global reference being cited in many law articles worldwide.

As a grassroot technocrat and unassuming humanist, Barr. Wakil Oyeleru Oyedemi has been over the years aiding human and community development across the length and breath of the State through varying socio-economic schemes.

He is a moving and leading aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, APC for the Oyo Central Senatorial District in the 2023 general elections.

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