Olabanjo Olumide Ayenakin is a versatile and creative legal practitioner with a unique insight into the Nigerian Legal System and Jurispudence. He studied law at the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife where he bagged a degree in Law in 2001 with Second Class Upper.
He was called to the Nigerian Bar having attended the Nigerian Law School, Abuja in 2003. Similarly, he obtained a Masters degree in law from Obafemi Awolowo University. Ile-Ife in 2005. At present, he is a Doctoral Student at the Faculty of Law, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko.
Olabanjo Ayenakin is a man of many parts. He is exceptionally gifted, prolific, dynamic and versatile. He is the Principal Partner of Banjo Ayenakin & Co. He is the Director General of African Center for Human Empowerment; a development consulting firm.
Ayenakin is a certified legal and development consultant to many international agencies.
He was the Principal Consultant to the United Nations Development Project for the Preparation of Draft Ondo State Audit Bill in 2011; a Project Consultant to DFID on Partnership for Transforming Health System in Ekiti State, 2005 wherein he prepared the draft bill on revolving drug system used in Ekiti State till today; he was appointed by Chief Adebayo Adefarati, the then Governor of Ondo State as a member of the Working Group on the Amelioration of the Quality of Education in Ondo State (2003); a Member, Ondo State Government-Students' Relations Committee 2003. The then Executive Governor of Ondo State; Dr Olusegun Mimiko appointed him as a member of the Ondo State Government Visitation Panel into the Affairs of Adekunle Ajasin University (2009).
He was the pioneer Co-ordinator of Access to Justice Vanguard (DFID), Ekiti State (2004) which is now known as NYSC Legal Aid Club and a host of others.
Olabanjo Ayenakin is a member of the Adekunle Ajasin University Governing Council; which is the highest ruling body in the institution; a position he has been holding since 2015 till date.
He is a member of several international and professional bodies amongst which are: member, Nigeria Bar Association; Member, National Institute of Portfolio Management; member, International Bar Association and a Fellow of the Chattered Institute of Public Management. He has as well attended several local and international conferences; among which are: International Bar Association Conference in Dubai, United Arab Emirate; International Bar Association Conference in Boston, United States of America and International Bar Association Litigation Forum, Prague, Czech Republic