The Law Student Association of Nigeria (LAWSAN) an umbrella body of all law students in Nigerian Universities celebrated its third year anniversary on Saturday, November 30th, 2019.
The Association which is presently headed by Emmanuel Nwobodo, a final year law student of the University of Benin was set up by a group of passionate and progressive Law students on November 30, 2016.
In a ceremony held at the University of Benin Field of Freedom to mark the anniversary, the President Mr. Nwobodo who gave the anniversary speech urged law students all over the country to commit to adding value and impacting lives positively.
He reminisced on the early beginning of the Association and recalled with pride the difficulties endured by the forerunners of the association during its formation years
In his words;
“Today, LAWSAN nears its 3rd year of existence. Today we have gathered to reminisce the early beginnings of this prestige association. Today, we remember the difficulties of the yesteryears.”
“The toilsome and yet beautiful life of our young association. We remember the efforts of every Lawsanite across the 36 states of Nigeria, towards the growth and success of the activities of the association.
“Today we are reminded of the commitment of LAWSAN to adding value and impacting lives. We believe in the mantra “Value for Value”. We believe that with you and I, LAWSAN, will have greater years ahead.”
“We believe that together, we will make history and build a formidable structure for the future; for a brighter bar.”
“Finally, we have dreamed, we have believed, it is time we worked our dream to fruition. Together.”
Other members of the Association took turn to express their heartfelt joy over the journey so far.
As part of the ceremony, the LAWSAN executive launched an Essay competition for law students titled “The LAWSAN of My Dreams”.