The quintessential Chief Olufolake Solanke, SAN has been a friend of Chief Joe-Kyari Gadzama, SAN and the entire J-K GADZAMA LLP family. Over the years, the professional relationship between the two Silks has blossomed.
Sometime in 2017, Chief Folake Solanke delivered a lecture in the 10th J-K Gadzama LLP Public Lecture Series with the topic; Whistle Blowing Policy: People’s Power and Corruption in Nigeria.
Last year, as an extension of her goodwill and friendship, Olufolake Solanke, SAN, CON hosted Chief Joe-Kyari Gadzama, SAN at her residence in Ibadan and gifted him her autobiography titled, “Reaching For the Stars”.
Both Senior Advocates have maintained a harmonious relationship since then; eliciting ideas and inspiration from each other’s enriching experience and professional expertise.
On the 18th of March, 2022, the Learned Silk and Chairman of Securities Agencies Relations Committee, Joe-Kyari Gadzama, SAN expressed his warm regards and heartfelt wishes to the veteran Silk, Chief Olufolake Solanke, SAN, CON, FNIALS on the occasion of her 90th birthday.
In the words, of the Learned Silk, Chief Joe-Kyari Gadzama, SAN, the rare sterling qualities of integrity, professionalism and leadership of Chief Folake Solanke, SAN as an individual, legal practitioner and administrator are the virtues which have made her consistently excellent.
Chief Joe-Kyari Gadzama, SAN appreciated the continual selfless support of the celebrant Chief Folake Solanke, SAN towards the careers of many young men and women in the legal profession.
In honour of this milestone, Chief Joe-Kyari Gadzama, SAN resolved to naming a room in the Lord Denning Hall of Fame of J-K Gadzama Court after Chief Folake Solanke, SAN CON.