Ore Olajide


  • Harvard Law School
  • London Management School
  • Lagos Business School
  • University of Lagos

Professional Affiliation

  • Nigerian Bar Association (NBA)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Member and facilitator, Institute of Directors (IoD)
  • Member, Society for Corporate Governance Nigeria

Ore Olajide


Ore Olajide is a Partner in the prestigious law firm of Akinwumi & Busari LP. Prior to becoming a Partner at Akinwumi & Busari, Mr. Olajide worked as Company Secretary/ Director of Legal Services of Emerging Markets Telecommunications Services Limited (EMTS), a foremost telecommunication service provider in Nigeria trading as 9mobile and was also a partner at Olaniwun Ajayi LP between January 2015 – July 2017.

Mr. Olajide is an experienced Company Secretary and legal practitioner of over 36 years with a demonstrated history and track record of working on complex projects and commercial transactions such as the sale and transition of former Etisalat to the present 9mobile. Prior to becoming the Company Secretary/Director of Legal Services at 9mobile, he was the General Counsel of one of West Africa’s leading FMCG producers- Nigerian Bottling Company Coca-Cola Hellenic where he implemented system wide corporate governance policies and business ethics practices amongst others. As an advocate of performance, change and people management, he brings his business compliance and management experience to the organizations where he has successfully served with over 36 years of legal and corporate experience.

Over the years, Ore has provided solution-based advice to clients on risk assessments, audits and finance, corporate and compliance reviews procedures and reputational risk management.
Ore is widely traveled and has attended seminars and conferences all over the world. He is highly skilled in mediation, arbitration and international negotiation and diplomacy. He attended the International Diplomacy and Negotiation Program at the Harvard Law School, London Management School, Lagos Business School and the University of Lagos where he graduated in 1986. He is a Member and facilitator at Institute of Directors (IoD), Member Society for Corporate Governance Nigeria, Member of both the Nigerian Bar and the International Bar Associations.
Ore loves sports, plays table tennis, swims and he is happily married with children.