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PHILANTHROPISTS ENDOWS CRESCENT UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF LAW

By IDRIS KATIB
Dr Femi Okunnu,Yusuf Ali and Proprietor, Judge Bola Ajibola during the commissioning of the building at Crescent University, Ab
Dr Femi Okunnu,Yusuf Ali and Proprietor, Judge Bola Ajibola during the commissioning of the building at Crescent University, Ab
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Two Senior Advocates of Nigeria, Dr Femi Okunnu and Yusuf Ali have endowed both the Law library and administrative building of Crescent University College of Law in Abeokuta. The commissioning of the two buildings was done as part of activities marking the 4thConvocation of the institution.

Appreciating the two donors, the Proprietor, HE Judge Bola Ajibola enthused that the inauguration was a very important occasion in the life of the young university. He said since a bird does not fly with one wing, it was Muslims had a pivotal role to play in education sector.

In his words, “there are three important aspects of education: the first is education, the second is education and the third is education”.

In his address, the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Kehinde Okeleye said the institution's College of Law was the fifth faculty and had been seriously enhanced with well equipped e-facilities by the donor, Mallam Yusuf Ali.

In his acceptance speech, Dr Femi Okunnu said he was inspired to endow the university based on the tremendous work of its Proprietor to commit all his assets to impact on humanity.

In a related development, the convocation lecture entitled “the Role of Private Universities in the Moral Development of our Youths” was delivered by former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.

Tinubu urged the youths to dream about their future, as those who dreamt and never quit got to their destinations.

He was ably represented by the former United States Consul-general, Mr Brian Browne.