Mr Damian Dodo graduated in 1985 with a law degree from Ahmadu Bello University in Nigeria. He was admitted to the Nigerian Bar in 1986. In 2001, he became the youngest lawyer in Nigeria to be awarded Nigeria’s highest legal practice rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN).
In 2011 he was awarded the National Honour of Officer of the Order of the Federal Republic of Nigeria by the President of Nigeria. Mr Dodo has also recently been awarded fellowship by the Nigerian Institute for Advanced Legal Studies.Mr Dodo has acted for a wide range of major Nigerian corporations, governmental and regulatory bodies across a number of business sectors and has served on a number of panels and commissions in Nigeria.
He currently chairs the National Lottery Regulatory Commission in Nigeria and has previously chaired the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Commission of Inquiry, Chairman of the Membership Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association and the Governing Board of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons. He is also an associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in London.