Babatunde Irukera is the Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC). He is responsible for the daily management and leadership of the Commission in fulfilling its mandate to promote market competition, protect consumers and secure remedies when consumer rights are violated.
His unique combination of advocacy, commercial practice and reputation provides the required mutual industry/regulatory assurance and balance for a vibrant and robust competition and consumer protection regime that promotes business stability and investment, a level playing field in the Nigerian marketplace, as well promoting consumer satisfaction and confidence.
He has been in active legal practice for three decades. His experience ranges from being In-house Counsel to General Counsel, Managing Partner in a law firm, and advising senior government officials as well as key government institutions. Babatunde has considerable experience in transactions, competition law, consumer protection, civil rights and commercial litigation, regulatory work, government relations and practice management.