Technocrat Media Nigeria
OWO – The inaugural annual law week of Achievers University begins on Monday, 2nd August, with a public lecture to be delivered by the former Chief Justice of The Gambia, Justice Emmanuel Olusegun Fagbenle.
In statement by the university obtained by TECHNOCRAT MEDIA, the guest lecturer is expected to speak on “Independence of the Judiciary in Nigeria: Lessons from The Gambia and Other Jurisdictions”.
The event is to be hosted by the Dean of the College of Law, Professor Odunola Akinwale Orifowomo, also a former Justice of the Court of Appeal of The Gambia.
Toyosi Obada, President, Law Students’ Association of Nigeria, Achievers University said, “although it will be a week full of learning and entertainment, that won’t be enough without reaching out to or influencing others”. After the career discussion, at 12:00 p.m. at Imade College and Owo High School, there will be a humanitarian sensitization outreach by the law students, focusing on gender-based violence.
The following day, Justice Oluwafeyisayo Kuteyi of the Ondo State High Court is expected to preside at the Moot Court Trial between the Equity Chambers and Liberty Chambers of the College of Law.
That is not the only surprise in store from the Law Students of the first private University in Ondo and Ekiti States.
On Wednesday, the law students will be hosting a career talk for its members and the public.
Mr. Obada said the week of intense activities will be punctuated by a bebate and oratory contests among members of the Law Students’ Association on Thursday, followed by indoor games.
On Friday, there will be a Juma’at thanksgiving service, which precedes the Annual Dinner of the Association to be held at Fem Royal Hotel, Owo, in honour of the visioner and Pro-Chancellor of the University, Dr. Bode Ayorinde.
The one-week long event will be brought to a close in a thanksgiving service on Sunday, Mr. Obada said.
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