Prof E. T. Yebisi

Professor Yebisi is a member of the Nigerian Association of Law Teachers and a member of the Nigeria Bar Association.  He joined the College of Law, ABUAD in 2019. Between 2016 and 2018, he had stints at ABUAD, College of Law, first on Sabbatical Leave and then Post-doctoral Fellowship all at the Department of Private and Business Law. He is currently the Provost, College of Law.

His research and teaching interest include, Corporate Law, Corporate Governance, Co-operative Societies Law, Law and Development.  He teaches courses Company Law, Equity and Trusts, Torts, Contract and Legal Method.

Professor Yebisi had his education at the University of Ife, now Obafemi Awolowo University (LL.B and LL.M), Ekiti State University (Ph.D) and his professional training at the Nigerian Law School, where he was awarded the BL and also won the Prince Bola Ajibola Prize in Civil Procedure (1980).

He was between August 2018 and July 2019, the Ag. Dean of Law, Ekiti State University and was also Ag. Head of Department of Private and Business Law, College of Law, ABUAD between 2016-2018.

He was a member of the Council of Legal Education, 2018 to July, 2019.  He has also held teaching positions in Faculties of Law in Universities of Ibadan and Ilorin.  He has been External Examiner, Postgraduate to Faculty of Law, Kogi State University, Anyigba, Faculty of Law, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko and College of Law, ABUAD.

He has published widely both locally and internationally. He was the pioneer editor of the Selected Judgments of the High Court of Lagos State, published by Evans Brothers Ltd. (Ibadan). He was also the Editor – in – Chief of the maiden edition of the ABUAD Private and Business Law Journal.  He has a book on Governance of Co-operate Societies published in Germany.  In 2015 he won a Tetfund grant for  research into Corporate and Business Rescue.

His Ph.D thesis on Co-operative Societies Law in Nigeria, stands him out as a foremost scholar in this area of Law and he is currently working towards giving Co-operative Societies Law a deserving place of prominence in the Law Curriculum of Nigerian Universities.  He has a passion for mentoring younger colleagues and students.


Alternate Email:         tundeyebisi@gmail.comTelephoneNumber:       +2348035537155.