He observed that in the past two years, the market was driven not by market fundamentals but by speculative frenzy. He said that, ‘The ingenious zealousness of some securities issuers to conceal information and their outright falsification of financial statements has potential and real systemic impact.’ He then recommended rigorous law enforcement and stiff penalties for the violation of rules and regulations governing the securities market and that Nigeria must position itself for global competitiveness in order to attract investmentby reviewing her laws to cope with the current challenges to the security of securities.
Professor Oladele is the pioneer Provost of the College of Law. He graduated in 1983 from the University of Ife with the Bachelor of Laws (LLB), honours, degree. He was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1984. He subsequently bagged Master of Laws (LLM) degrees of the University of Ife (1987) and Georgetown University (2000) respectively as well as a Doctor of Philosophy (Law) of the Obafemi Awolowo University (2007).
Professor Oladele joined the Department of Business Law, University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) as a Junior Trainee Fellow in 1985. He was appointed a Professor of Business Law on March 19, 2010.
Professor Oladele is married to Oluremi Abiodun Oladele (nee Alabi) with whom he has two children, Oludolapo Abimbola and Oludamilola Temilola.