No fewer than 12 graduates from the University of Ibadan, UI, earned first class in their final Bar examination of the Nigerian Law School.
The 12 graduates finished in the year 2017 LLB graduates at the University of Ibadan.
1. Joseph Ogunmodede (The Class Valedictorian during the 2017 Convocation at Ibadan)
2. Afam Ikeakanam
3. Emeka Ezekwesiri
4. Yetunde Oyeyipo
5. Tosin Omobitan
6. Tosin Ogunbona
7. Olo Egbokhare
8. Feyikemi Fatumbi
9. Zacheaus Akanni
10. Daphne Ekpe
11. Seyi Adebimpe-Ojo
12. Iyanuoluwa Alarape
Out the 12 graduates, only the first five law graduates on this list were awarded First Class Honours by the University of Ibadan; the other equally outstanding seven graduates on this roll of honours finished with Upper Second Class at Ibadan.
While congratulating the 12 law graduates and all their other colleagues who were equally successful in the Final Bar Examinations, Prof. Idowu Olayinka acknowledged with pride the contributions of the Dean of Law, and all the Faculty members at Ibadan for the very solid foundations they have provided for the students to excel and distinguish themselves.
“We do not take your support for granted.
” We also congratulate all the deservedly proud parents and guardians, siblings and family members of our graduates of the Law School Class of 2018. It is a privilege for us to share in your joy. You have given us at least one more reason to be happy and excited.”
Prof. Idowu said the honour and distinction is coming at a time when the university is celebrating its Platinum Jubilee.
” It is trite to mention here that your collective achievements will receive a favourable mention in the Vice-Chancellor’s Address at the 2018 Convocation and 70th Founders’ Day on Saturday, 17th November 2018. We have never had it so good since our first set of Law graduates from Ibadan proceeded to the Nigerian Law School in 1986!”