The Chief Judge of Edo State, Hon. Justice Frances Ikponmwen NBA-SBL Chairman, Seni Adio SAN, Commissioner of Police Edo State and representatives of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) were among dignitaries that graced the 2nd Law Student Association of Nigeria (LAWSAN) “Youths in Today’s Leadership Conference (YLC)” which was held on Friday 13th September, 2019 at the University of Benin, Edo State.
The Conference which was birthed last year by the Law students body was initiated to bring law students all over Nigeria annually under one umbrella to synergize and chart the right course for young leaders.
Speakers and guests at the event spoke to the delegates on leadership issues and challenges while encouraging them on the right attitude to adopt as lawyers to be, leaders in their respective individual goals and the society at large.
The occasion also witness the inauguration of the 3rd Executives of the law student body. The newly elected executives who were drawn from Universities all over Nigeria were charged to be good ambassadors of themselves and their institutions.
In his speech, the new LAWSAN President Mr. Emmanuel E. Nwobodo promised to continue to build and expand on the legacy of the past leadership to grow a vibrant Association. In his words:
“My birth mark for LAWSAN has been one of an insoluble identity, anchored on the pillars of commitment towards INNOVATION, INTELLECTUALISM and INTEGRITY towards service.”
“Upon this, I want to assure everyone that the curtain has just been drawn, and this time, we are more than ready to unleash the best of our capacity in rising to the highest of standards towards piloting the affairs of LAWSAN for the General Good of LAWSANites.”
Also at the conference were NUJ Chairman, Edo state; Deans of various faculties of Law, Senior Members of the Bar, as well as a representative of the NBA president. We also recorded the presence of delegates from twenty two (22) schools across the nation.
Below is a brief description of the newly Inaugurated Executives:
EMMANUEL E. NWOBODO
Institution: University of Benin
QUEEN RUQAYYAH ADEBOYE
Institution: University of Maiduguri
NJOKU CHISOM FORTUNATUS
Institution: Rivers State University
RAMLAT ARFAH ZUBAIRU
Institution: Nasarawa State University Keffi
Institution: Ahmadu Bello University Zaria
JEREMIAH KEFAS ZABS
Institution: Bauchi state university Gadau
ALIYU LAWAN TIKAU
Institution: Yobe State University
DIRECTOR OF GAMES
BUHARI ABDUL HAQQ MUTAIRU
Institution: Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba Ondo State
Institution: Umaru Musa yar’adua University katsina
OLADIPUPO SAMUEL OLUWAFEMI
DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL