Federal Judicial Service Commission has confirmed Olurotimi Williams Daudu Esq. as the Substantive Chief Registrar, National Industrial Court of Nigeria on this day Thursday, March 8, 2018.
Mr. Daudu obtained his LL.B. from the renowned Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife in 1997, obtained BL from the Nigerian Law School and was called to the Bar in 1999. Mr. Daudu also obtained post graduate LLM Certificate from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (2000) and another LLM from the prestigious University of Calgary, Canada (2008) under the Government of Canada funded Research-based program.
Mr. Daudu has attended sundry professional courses in ADR and was inducted as a Fellow of the JAMS Foundation sponsored Weinstein International Fellowship; having completed several ADR trainings in different Institutions in the United States from September 4th - November 27th, 2012.
Mr. Daudu is a certified Mediator upon the completion of approved course at the Henning Mediation Centre; Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A. Mr. Daudu started his public service career as a State Counsel (GL. 12) at the Ministry of Justice, Ondo State, in 2000. In 2008, Mr. Daudu resigned from the services of the Ondo State Government as an Asst. Chief Legal Officer [GL. 14].
He worked with the Government of Alberta Crown Prosecutor's Office in Calgary, Canada, from 2009-2010. He then joined the National Industrial Court of Nigeria as a Principal Registrar 1 [GL. 15] in 2011.
In 2013, Mr. Daudu received a scholarship to attend a training programme organized by the Hastings School of the Law, University of California on Design and Implementation of Court-Connected ADR. Mr. Daudu was a Special Assistant to the Hon. President of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria until his appointment as the Acting Chief Registrar.
Mr. Daudu has attended several capacity building trainings locally and globally on courses relating to court administration, case management, labour and industrial relations law, practice and procedure, ADR etc. Mr. Daudu has attained a high level of proficiency in the use of information technology.