GANI FAWEHINMI 10TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY: JEGA, FALANA, OTHERS HONOUR HIM - Paul Ukpabio's Blog

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Tuesday, 17 September 2019

GANI FAWEHINMI 10TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY: JEGA, FALANA, OTHERS HONOUR HIM

Jega with Fawehinmi
By King Solomon Ekhayeme

The 10th year anniversary of Late cerebral lawyer and legal luminary, Chief Gani Fawehinmi (SAN) and Gani Fawehinmi Annual Scholarship Awards 2019 was held at Alausa Ikeja, Lagos.

In attendance were Prof. Attahiru Muhammadu Jega former Independent National Electoral Commission (lNEC) Chairman, Femi Falana (SAN), Comrade Quadri Olaleye (TUC), Prof. Abiodun Ogunyemi (President ASUU) Barrister Femi Aborishade, Kayode Komolafe (Deputy Editor Thisday Newspaper) & Barrister Mohammed Fawehinmi, Ganiyat Fawehinmi a host of others.

Prof. Attahiru Muhammadu Jega delivered the lecture titled: ‘Citizenship and Social Justice in Nigeria.’ He talked about the role every citizen should play, act or do and the rights of every citizen and the responsibility of the Government.

Gani Fawehinmi scholarship award is an annual award and this year about 200 students applied and only 30 students qualified. Each of the students was given the sum of #150.000 for the scholarship.

This year, about #4.5 million is said to have been spent for the scholarship for the 30 students.
 
Barrister Mohammed Fawehinmi in his closing remarks, thanked everyone for coming and promised to continue the good work.  




 

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