He was born on the 7th June 1940 in Igbaja, Ifelodun, Kwara State. He started his educational career at S.I.M CENTRAL SCHOOL IGBAJA between the years 1947-1955 where he obtained his FIRST SCHOOL LEAVING CERTIFICATE. He proceeded to PROVINCIAL SECONDARY SCHOOL ILORIN between the years1956-1961 where he bagged his WEST AFRICAN SCHOOL CERTIFICATE

Chief Olorunnisola SAN was unrelenting in his zeal for academic excellence as he obtained HIGHER SCHOOL CERTIFICATE at GOVERNMENT COLLEGE KEFFI, spanning years 1962-1963.

His desire to study law came to fore when he enrolled for his LL.B degree programme at the AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY, ZARIA between 1964 and 1967 and thereafter obtained his LL.M at LONDON UNIVERSITY in 1968. The learned Silk was eventually called to the Nigerian Bar in 1969 after having attended the Nigerian law School, Lagos between 1968-1969. He was adorned with the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria by the Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee in 1993 upon the recognition of his immense contributions to the upliftment of law and the legal profession. Chief Olorunnisola SAN is equally a notary public.

Chief Olorunnisola SAN’s academic sojourn did not only give him a mastery of laws and it’s practice alone, he is a man of God. He bagged a diploma in Church Ministry at ECWA theological Seminary, Igbaja in 1993.

Chief Olorunnisola SAN has been in Private Legal Practice since 1969 to date. He has equally served his state in several capacities, including; Commissioner for Agricultural & Natural Resources Kwara State – November 1972 – December 1972, Commissioner for Finance, Kwara State – 1st January1973 to July1975, Commissioner for Justice and Attorney – General, Kwara State 1983.

The learned Silk has also served humanity in different capacities, spanning through his academic years and law practice. He has served the following positions; First Chairman Kwara State Rent tribunal (1971 – 1972), First Secretary, Nigeria Bar Association, Kwara Branch (1970 – 1972), Chairman, Nigeria Bar Association, Kwara Branch (1981 – 1983), Chairman, Gateway Insurance Company Ltd. (1975 – 1979), Kwara State Vice President Boys Brigade Nigeria 2002 – 2008, State President Kwara State Boys Brigade Nigeria 11th April, 2008 – 27th July, 2014, Director – Afribank (1990 – 1992), Vice Chairman, Kwara State Committee on Religious Matters. (2004-till date), Member Board of Governor – Bingham University Karu (2006 – 2007), Member, Thomas Adewumi Proposed University, T.I.C. Member Kwara State Peace and Reconciliation Committee on Iloffa Odo-Owa Communal Clash – 2017 and Chairman Reconciliation Committee on fall out of APC Kwara State Primary Election 2018.

His immense contributions have also been felt in various religious and social associations where he served the position of legal adviser, including; ECWA IDCC Ilorin, First ECWA LCB. Ilorin Igbaja DCC, ECWA Omu- Aran DCC, Ilorin City CAN, National Boys Brigade of Nigeria, Kwara State Boys Brigade of Nigeria, Asepo Omo Igbomina, Egbe Omo Igbomina, United Foams Products Limited (1995 to date), Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin (1991 to date) and Vice Chairman Kwara State Committee on Religious Matters (December 2004 to date).

Chief Peter Olorunnisola SAN has also been adorned with chieftaincy titles. He is the Bobadamoran of Igbaja and he also holds the title of Bamofin of Owa Kajola.

The learned Silk is a family man as well. He got married to his hearthrob, Mrs Christiana Olawumi (Nee Fadairo) Olorunnisola in 1970, the marriage is blessed with 5 Children (1girl and 4boys) and grand Children.

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