Posted by Pamela Eboh, Awka | 31 July 2019 | 768 times
The Alumni of the Faculty of Law, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, will on August 1 and 2 host a maiden edition of a Re-union/Homecoming of all alumni of the Faculty.
Those expected at the re-union event include Law graduates from the old Anambra State when the institution was still bearing the name Anambra State University of Technology.
According to the Dean of the Faculty, Prof Meshach N. Umenweke, the first day of the reunion/homecoming will be a Cocktail party at Sir Clement Akpamgbo, SAN Faculty of Law Building of the institution while the second day event will take place at OMA Event Centre, near Alex Ekwueme Square.
He said that the State Governor, Willie Obiano, is expected to be the Chief Guest of Honour while the Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof Charles Esimone, will be the Chief Host.
Others special guests expected are the Vice Chancellor of Enugu State University of Technology (ESUT), Prof Luke Anike, as Chairperson on the occasion while Hon Justice E. Nnamani will be the keynote speaker.
The Faculty Dean said that some prominent members of the society such as Ambassador Bianca Ojukwu, the member representing Njikoka/Anaocha/Dunukofia Federal Constituency at the lower chamber of the National Assembly, Hon Val Anyika, Deputy Governor Of Ebonyi State, Dr Kelechi Igwe, among others would be honoured at the event.
Prof Umenweke announced that a compendium of who is who of the Faculty of Law would be presented at the event.
In preparation for the event, some members of the Alumni of the Institution paid a courtesy call on the Managing Director and the Chief Executive Officer of the Anambra Broadcasting Service (ABS), Chief Uche Nworah, at the station’s Corporate Headquarters, Awka .
The leader of the delegation, Professor Meshach Umenweke, said that the essence of the visit was to invite the station to the inauguration of the Alumni Association.
He explained that the platform was initiated for graduands of the faculty to come together to foster a common front that will bring development to every arm of the Faculty.
He maintained that individuals who passed through the University and achieved successes must give back to the school to enable it survive and thrive better.
Responding, Chief Nworah, recalled the joyful memories of the school days, and the investments of his own alumni association.
He described the delegation’s idea of inaugurating a Faculty of Law Alumni Association as wonderful saying that everyone must imbibe the culture of giving back to the society.
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