Dame Kuye, is indeed a woman with sets of celebrated firsts, living her life comfortably in three states; Was born in one, runs her business in this one and lives in one.
We present to you Chief (Mrs.) Priscilla Kuye, the first female President of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA). Dame Kuye as she is fondly called has made an enormous contribution to the legal profession, at the various stages she served. She was also the Vice-President of the Nigerian/American Chamber of Commerce. She has made valuable contributions, to the National Council of Women's Societies, where she is a member.
She became the first Regional Vice-President of International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) for Africa, in Nigeria, between 1979 and 1981. On the International scene, where she is a member of the International Bar Association, in 1993, she was elected as the Vice-President of the Commonwealth Lawyers Association. She is the Head of Chambers of Priscilla O. Kuye and Company, her own legal practice, she established in 1970. She is the General Secretary of Nigeria-America chamber of commerce. She is indeed a justice administrator, wife, mother and a true role model to the core.
Born to the late Akija of akija-Ijebu in Ogun State; Oba Luke Adenola Adekogbe and mother; late Mrs. Elizabeth Adekogbe, both were teachers, who studied at what was known as Yaba Higher College, in those days. In engaging this woman of substance, the crew had to travel to the ancient city of Ibadan, where the children and crew were enthralled by the hospitality of this unique woman and her husband; Chief Omowaye kuye. Welcome as the Youths, engage the woman born by two teachers but grew, to raise a family of lawyers. Welcome to the life of a devout Catholic woman, the President of the Archdiocesan Laity Council, Lagos.
For 8 years, she has been representing Nigeria as a Member of Pontifical Council for the Laity in Rome. Most interestingly she has been married for over fifty years to a devout Muslim. We present Dame Priscilla Kuye.