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Legal Services Unit

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Fehinti Ogbemudia (Mrs)
Head, Legal Services


This is the legal arm of the Agency, the unit grants Advisory Legal Services, interpretation and application of the provision of LASEPA Edict 1997 to the various operations of the Agency. The Unit draws Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and other forms of agreement.


Functions

The Legal Unit performs several functions but not limited to:

  • Providing mediation and arbitration services between complainants;
  • Interpretation and enforcement of the LASEPA LAW and all other related environmental law as promulgated by the State;
  • Advisory Services to all the departments and units in the Agency as the need arises;
  • Preparation of Memorandum of Understanding between the Agency and other parties; and
  • Advising the Agency and providing guidelines of operations during Partnership Programs with private or non-governmental organizations; and
  • Prosecution and Defense cases as they may arise