President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated erudite scholar and renowned Professor of International Law, Prof. Akin Oyebode, as he clocked 70 years.
President Buhari delightfully joined 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.
According to Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, President Buhari commended 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 turned 70 years and retired from the university, the President affirmed 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 prayed that the almighty God will grant the scholar longer life, good health and wisdom to serve the nation.