MEET OUR EXECUTIVES: Mr. Femi Ifaturoti, Director General (BOSS)
Femi Ifaturoti LL.B (HONS) B.L, FCIArb is the Director General of Bureau of Social Services (BOSS) and also a Special Adviser to the Executive Council, State of Osun,He is a graduate of University of Ife (1979) and was called to the Bar in 1980. He started his law practice in the chambers of H O Davies, QC and has litigation experience covering nearly all facets of the law for a period of at least 30 years. Ifaturoti is also a fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitration.
His post-graduation professional trainings include Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Mediation Skills Training (MST) organized by ADR Centre with NCMG & NIPC a World Bank Sponsored project (August 20 – 24, 2009), Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) UK Mediator Skills Training (June, 2005), NCMG ADR Pre-certification course – practical skills in Negotiation, Mediation and Arbitration CEDR (April, 2005), Solicitors Law Seminar and Exhibition (Law Society of England) at “The Barbican” (June, 1989).
He was one of the Nigerian delegates to the 7-Day International Seminar on SOCIAL POLICIES FOR DEVELOPMENT in Brasilia, Brazil August 2012. He also attended a two-week intensive training in MONITORING AND EVALUATION FOR RESULTS under the auspices of IMA International, Institute of Development Studies and University of Sussex at Brighton England in June 2013.
He is a Member of Panel of Neutrals at the Lagos Multi-door Courthouse and a faculty member of NCMG/Bond University Australia Negotiation Centre Lagos Negotiation College Ikoyi.
He was in the Legal Team of the Election Petition of Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola Governor, State of Osun up to Appellate Court. He has been a member, Editorial Board of Osun Defender since inception and is also Chairman, Implementing Committee Osun Youth Empowerment Scheme (OYES).
He is a member of several Professional and Civil Society Associations including Negotiation and Conflict Management Group (NCMG), International Bar Association, Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), International Bar Association (IBA) and New Culture Group – an NGO dedicated to good governance, leadership, accountability and social justice.
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