Principal Officers

BARR. AJAGA, AZIZAT OLANIKE LLB, BL, LLM. – Head ,Legal Unit

Ajaga Azizat Olanike is a State Counsel with fourteen years cognate Post Call experience in Criminal and Civil Litigation.

She attended Bols International School Ipaja, Lagos State in 1992. She also attended State High School Alimosho Ipaja, Lagos State between 1992/1993 Academic Session  to 1998/1999 Academic Session.

She obtained a Distinction in National Diploma and the Best Graduating Student in Hotel and Catering Management from Federal Polytechnic Ede, Osun State in 2002. She proceeded to study Law in Lagos State University Ojo (LASU) where she also emerged as the Best Graduating Student Faculty of Law LASU in 2009. She was awarded five prizes during LASU 17th Convocation Ceremony namely: the Prof. Imran Smith Award for the Best Student in Legal Drafting and Conveyances, Akinbo Savage Best Student in Faculty of Law LASU, Prof. Jadesola Akande Award for the Best Student in Constitutional Law, Dean Faculty of Law Award for the Best Student in Faculty of Law and the Best Student in Faculty of Law LASU.

She proceeded to the Nigerian Law School Lagos Campus in 2010 and observed the mandatory NYSC at the Ministry of Justice Alausa Ikeja, Lagos State, after which she was retained as a Project Officer and worked with the Former Attorney- General and Commissioner for Justice Lagos State, Mr. Ade Ipaye.

She furthered her Educational pursuit and attended University of Lagos, Akoka for her Master Degree in Law in 2013.

She joined the Lagos State Civil Service in the year 2013. She has meritoriously served as a State Prosecutor for six years before her deployment to LASURA on the 13th of December, 2018.

She was also nominated to serve on Special Assignment on Law with the former Honourable Commissioner, Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako between 12th September, 2021 to 14th December, 2022 before her return to the Agency.

She is presently the Head Legal Unit, LASURA.

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