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Celebrating the Contributions of Alhaji Femi Okunnu, SAN @ 90: A Public Lecture by Legal Torchbearers Platform and Torch Voal Ltd

Legal Torchbearers Platform and Torch Voal Ltd are proud to present a public lecture in honour of Alhaji Femi Okunnu, SAN, to commemorate his 90th birthday. The event is scheduled to take place on the 16th of March 2023, at the Agip Recital Hall, MUSON Centre, Lagos Island, Lagos State, starting from 11 am.

The public lecture is an opportunity to celebrate the life and contributions of Alhaji Femi Okunnu, SAN, who is a respected legal practitioner and elder statesman. He has made significant contributions to the Nigerian legal profession, having served as a Nigerian Federal Commissioner for Works and Housing and as the Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice in Lagos State.

The event will feature a distinguished guest speaker, Dr. Muiz Banire, SAN. The lecture will also feature two discussants, Prof. Oludayo Amokaye, SAN, and Dr. Remi Olatubora, SAN. All three are seasoned legal practitioners and scholars.

The Chairman of the occasion is Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN, Honourable Minister for Works and Housing. Mr. Fashola, SAN, is a distinguished legal practitioner, politician, and former Governor of Lagos State. He is also a Senior Advocate of Nigeria and has contributed immensely to the development of the Nigerian legal system.

The public lecture promises to be an exciting and educative event for all participants. It is an opportunity to learn from the experiences and insights of some of Nigeria’s finest legal minds. The event is open to legal practitioners, law students, and anyone interested in the Nigerian legal system.

We would like to inform our esteemed guests and the general public that the time for the event has been moved downward from 1 PM to 11 AM to accommodate the schedules of the Chairman of the public lecture, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, CON, SAN, who has a national assignment later that day and will be returning to Abuja.

The event would hold at Agip Recital Hall, MUSON Centre, Lagos Island, Lagos State, on the 16th of March 2023 at 11 am.