Faculty of Law

HOD's Profile

Dr. O. J. Adeoye

Head of Department

Dr. O. J. Adeoye holds a Bachelor of Law, LL.B, 1997 and Master of Laws LL.M 2003 from Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife. He was called to Nigerian Bar in 1999.  He has the Ph.D Degree in Law of Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti in 2016.

He is presently a Senior Lecturer in the department of Business and Industrial Law, Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti. He taught Law of Taxation I & II, Criminal Law I & II, Commercial Law I & II and Land Law I & II at the undergraduate level and a Supervisor to some Masters and Doctorate law students before his State appointment in May, 2019. He has published several Articles in reputable journals locally and internationally. His Ph.D dissertation was on “An Appraisal of the Legal and Institutional Framework of Income Taxation in Nigeria. He has attended many law and non law conferences and workshops. He is a member of Nigeria Bar Association, Nigerian Association of Law Teachers,

A Fellow of Chartered Institute of Local Government and Public Administration of Nigeria

He joined the service of Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria in February 1st, 2005 as a Lecturer II. He served as Sub Dean, Faculty of Law, August 2016 – July, 2018. He also served as Acting Head, Department of Business and Industrial Law cum Deputy Director, General Studies Unit from 1st August 2018 to 30th April, 2019. He has equally represented the Faculty of Law in various Faculties’ Board, such as Science, Engineering, Education. Member, Faculty of Law Environmental Management Committee, Secretary, Faculty of Law Examination Malpractice Investigation Panel, Level Coordinator, Level 1,2,3,4,5 at various years. He served as Secretary, Moba Local Government, February to October, 2014 and again appointed as a Commissioner at the State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB, Ekiti State, May 2019 to April, 2023. He again became the acting Head of Department of Business and Industrial Law on August 1, 2023.