LASU Law lecturer, two SANs receive media awards
A senior lecturer in Lagos State University (LASU), Faculty of Law, Gbenga Ojo and two Senior Advocates of Nigeria, Sylva Ogwemoh and Adeniyi Akintola has received the National Association of Judiciary Correspondents’ (NAJUC) exemplary leadership award.
They were honoured for their contribution to the development of the country’s justice system through their numerous publications and research works.
Ojo has written and published over 35 law books, which are used by various tertiary institutions locally and internationally. His research works are also regular features in leading law publications.
Apart from teaching law, Ojo has also served as facilitator for various induction training for new judges and magistrates in some states across the country.
The award was presented to him during the 2018 NAJUC Annual Lecturer held in Lagos.
Other recipients of the award include, Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Lagos State, Adeniji Kazeem, Richard Akinnola and Ojay Akinwale.
Speaking during the presentation of the award, Ojo thanked members of NAJUC for recogniSing his effort at developing various aspects of Nigeria’s justice system through research work and publications.
In his contribution to NAJUC Annual Lecture topic, ‘The role of Judiciary, Media in 2019 Election’, Ojo recommended the establishment of a standing Electoral Commission to handle electoral disputes both pretty and post elections in order to insulate the judiciary fr0om the polluted water of politics in Nigeria.