Senior Citizens Care Foundation (SCCF) is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) registered under the corporate affairs commission and it’s an associate member of International Federation on Ageing (IFA) with member ID number (IFA 1483). SCCF sees into the fast growing global aging issues and we are actively involved in the welfare and human rights of older persons.
To preserve the joy and values of the older generation
To synergize with international organizations in finding a lasting solution to the problems facing this aging class.
Board of Directors
|Prince Bola Ajibola CFR,SAN||Chairman|
|Mr. Jide Taiwo||Executive Director|
|Barr. Gbolahan Gbadamosi||Director|
|Mrs Moyo Jide-Taiwo||Director|
|Ms. Tina Mba||SCCF Ambassador|
|Sir Kesington Adebutu||Patron|
|Prof Adetowun Ogunsheye||Matron|
|HIM Oba Enitan Ogunwusi (Ooni of Ife)||Patron|
Prince Bola Ajibola, CFR, KBE, SAN, LL.B, B.L, FCI, NAILS, LL.D
His Excellency, Prince Bola Ajibola was born on the 22 nd day of March 1934 in Abeokuta, Ogun State toOba Abdul-Salam Ajibola Gbadela II who ruledOwu-Abeokuta between 1949 and 1972.His Excellency attended Owu Baptist Day School and Baptist Boys High School (BBHS) both in Abeokuta between 1942 and 1955. He obtained his LL.B at the Horlborn College of Law, University of London between 1959 and 1962. Prince Bola Ajibola was called to the Bar at Lincoln’s Inn, London on the 27th day of November 1962. He was made a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN) in 1986.
He practiced in Lagos, Abeokuta and Kaduna between 1962 and 1985 and was the Principal Partner, Bola Ajibola & Co. for the period. He was President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) between 1984 and 1985 and then served as Attorney General and Minister of Justice of the Federal Republic of Nigeria between 1985 and 1991.
A Knight of the British Empire (KBE), Prince Bola Ajibola served as Judge at the International Court of Justice at The Hague between 1991 and 1994; and then as ad-hoc Judge form 1994 to 2002. He also served as Nigeria’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom between 1999 and 2002. His other International assignments include Commissioner of UN Compensation Commission on Kuwait/Iraqi war (1994-2000); Member, Permanent Court of Arbitration, The Hague, the Netherlands; Member, Governing Board of International Maritime Law Institute, Malta, Member, Court of Arbitration for Sports in Kuala Lumpur 1998; and President Pan African Council of the London Court of International Arbitration (1994-1999).
A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London, Prince Bola Ajibola is Member, International Law Commission, United Nations, Geneva (1986-1991); Member, International Development Law Institute, Rome; and Member of the Advisory Board, University of Buckingham, England.
The Commander of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (CFR) is the Chairman of Nigeria/Cameroon Mixed Commission from 2002 to date using diplomatic means to find solution to the border dispute between the two countries. He is also the Chairman of the National Political Reform Conference (NPRC) Committee on Judiciary and Legal Reforms.
His Excellency has served the country in many other capacities, some of which are:
• Chairman, Task Force for the Revision of the Laws of the Federation, 1990;
• Member, Advisory Judicial Committee (1985-1991);
• Member, Judicial Service Committee, Abuja (1987-1991);
• Fellow of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies;
• Chairman of the Human Rights Committee of the NBA (1980 -1984)
Member of the Privileges Committee of the BAR responsible for the selection of SANs (1985 -1991); etc.
Prince Bola Ajibola has Honorary Doctor of` Letter (D. Litt) from the Usman Dan Fodio University, Sokoto and Doctor of Agriculture, (D. Agric.) from the University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. He is a member of the Yoruba Tennis Club, Logos; Abeokuta Club; Metropolitan Club, Lagos; Club 5055 of BBHS; and Nieuwe of Litteraire Societeit de Witte, The Hague, the Netherlands.
His hobbies include Reading and Writing.