UNILAG’s law faculty to build N2.5b golden jubilee edifice
The Faculty of Law, University of Law is set to build a state-of-the-art edifice in celebration of over 50 years of legal scholarship and training. The faculty has produced some of the brightest and best lawyers in Nigeria, including incumbent Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo (GCON, (SAN) who is expected as the special guest of honour at the occasion.
The event titled “Law Alumni Friends Gala Award Evening” is scheduled to hold at Intercontinental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos on June 10, 2016 at 6 p.m.
While Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode is also expected as a special guest of honour, the high-profile dinner will be hosted by the Dean of Faculty of Law, Professor Akin Ibidapo-Obe. The university’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Rahamon Adisa Bello is the chief host.
Designed as a forum to also sensitize the faculty’s alumni and friends on the proposed 10-storey building, the project is billed to cost N2.5 billion. The edifice is planned as one of the best law faculty buildings in the world, and will house lecture halls, law centres, departments, staff and students’ lounges and offices.
The UNILAG Law Faculty is reputed as arguably the best in the country, having produced the greatest number of Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs) as well as many distinguished judges, leading solicitors, corporate titans and foremost company secretaries, among others.