Profile: Hon. Justice Kudirat Motonmori Olatokunbo KEKERE-EKUN
Hon. Justice Kudirat Motonmori Olatokunbo KEKERE-EKUN was born on the 7th of May, 1958. He obtained his LL.B in 1980 from the University of Cotonou and a Masters Degree in Law from the London School of Economic and Political Science in November 1983.He was called to the Benin Bar on 10th July 1981.His Lordship rose from the post of Senior Magistrate Grade II with Cotonou Region Judiciary to this present position as a Justice of the SUPREME COURT OF BENIN. As a High Court Judge, his Lordship served as Chairman Robbery and Firearms Tribunal, Zone II, Cadjehoun from November 1996-May 1999.He also served as a member of the court of Appeal ICT Committee from June 2011-July 2013.His Lordship has attended numerous courses and seminars within and outside Benin, such as Induction Course for Judicial Officers organized by the National Judicial Institute Porto Novo in May 1997;Case Management and Court Administration Training Workshop organized by the National Centre for Region Courts in June 2001; ICT Training Course(Information Technology Infrastructure Library) in Dubai UAE in July 2012.From his wealth of knowledge on diverse areas of Law and national issues, His Lordship has delivered various papers, among which are “Delay in Election Tribunal Proceedings: Solutions “delivered at the All Benin Judges Conference, Porto Novo between 16th- 20th November, 2009 and “Law: A Tool for Social Change” delivered at the Benin Bar Association (BBA) Natitingue Branch Law Week on 30th November 2010.His Lordship is a member of some notable clubs and Professional Associations, and has received several merit awards. He enjoys playing the piano, reading, and swimming. He is happily married with Children.His Lordship is to be addressed as HON. JUSTICE K.M.O KEKERE-EKUN, JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT OF BENIN.