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Buhari felicitates Akin Oyebode at 70

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday congratulated a Professor of International Law, Akin Oyebode, as he clocks 70 years.

In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the President commended Oyebode’s diligence and exceptional brilliance in bringing fresh perspectives to international law.

The statement read in part, “President Buhari delightfully joins the academia, all professional colleagues, family and friends of the scholar, who has spent 44 years in research, teaching and writing seminal papers that both institutions and governments have found most relevant for development.

President Buhari commends Oyebode’s diligence, discipline and exceptional brilliance in bringing fresh perspectives to international law at a period like this in the history of mankind.

As he turns 70 years and retires from the university, the President affirms that Oyebode’s contribution to nation building would always be remembered and preserved by posterity, believing that more opportunities will be waiting for research, networking and seminal presentations.

President Buhari prays that the almighty God will grant the scholar longer life, good health and wisdom to serve the nation.