Dr. Ruth Abiola ADIMULA
Chairperson, Board of Directors
Adimula Ruth Abiola is a Lawyer and a Peace Scholar. She obtained
her Ph.D in Peace and Development Studies. She holds a LL.M of Obafemi
Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (2004), Called to the Nigerian Bar in 1993
and LL.B (1992, ABUZ). She is the Principal Partner, Biola Adimula &
Co. (a firm of Legal Practitioners, Ilorin, Nigeria, established in
1995) and a Lecturer at Centre for Peace and Strategic Studies,
University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria.
A Fellow of the
Commonwealth, UK (2010) and the General Secretary of Commonwealth
Scholars and Fellows Alumni Association, Nigeria; a Rotary Peace Fellow
(class 23) of the Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand (2017).
is a Consultant, Senate Committee on Constitutional Review of Federal
Republic of Nigeria; Publicity Secretary- Society for Peace Studies and
Practice, Nigeria; Council Member, International Bar Association,
2010-2012; an Awardee of the International Bar Association, 2008;
served as National Executive Committee and Council Member in different
Committees and Fora of the Nigerian Bar Association, between 1997 &
2015; Chairperson International Federation of Women Lawyers, (FIDA
Kwara) 2004-2008; a Member and Trainee of Chartered Institute of
Arbitrators, London, 2010.
In 2006, she served
as a member of Review Committee of ECOWAS Youth Policy in West Africa;
a member of the Review Committee of (Nigeria) National Gender Policy
in 2014; and a Consultant to UNICEF on Child Rights, 2005. She served
as the Special Assistant to the Executive Governor of Kwara State,
Nigeria on Women Affairs, between 2013 & 2015.
Dr. Adimula is married and blessed with children.