MOD Management Team

BARR. Adebola Odugbesa

Director Legal Services

Mr Adebola Odugbesa was born on 17th January, 1966 in Oyo State, Nigeria. He joined the Federal Civil Service as Legal Officer II on Salary Grade Level 08 in Ministry of Justice. He grew through the Cadre/Ranks as at when due till he was promoted as Director with effect from 1st January, 2018.

Mr Adebola Odugbesa served in several Ministries which included Federal Ministry of Aviation. Ministry of Interior, Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, among others. He was a Director, Legal Services of the Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation before his current appointment as the Director, Legal Services Ministry of Defence.

He participated in several Committees, Conferences, Workshops, Functions and Operations within and outside Nigeria including National Consultative Forum on the Administration of Justice, Competition and Anti-Trust Reform Steering Committee and the Committee on Revision of Labour Laws.

Mr Adebola Odugbesa attended several courses commensurate to his Cadre/Rank which included Advanced Strategic Management Training, Oral Advocacy and Electronic Evidence, Fraud Detection and Prevention Cause.

He has also travelled to several countries in the world which included USA, Italy(Europe), Kenya(Africa).

He holds Barrister at Law, Ogun State University. He holds membership of Nigerian Bar Association.

Mr Adebola Odugbesa loves reading, listening to music and watching football. He is married with a wife and blessed with four children.