UNILORIN:African Network of Constitutional Lawyers Congratulates New Vice Chancellor, Professor Egbewole, Pledges Collaboration


*Photo: Prof Egbewole *

The African Network of Constitutional Lawyers (ANCL) has congratulated Professor Wahab Egbewole on his appointment as Vice Chancellor, University of Ilorin (UNILORIN), Kwara State, Nigeria.

A letter to Professor Egbewole by ANCL President, Dr Elvis Fokala, said the appointment gives the continental constitutional lawyers’ body “great reason to find ways to pilot a collaborative initiative in Ilorin in the future.”

The letter read in full: “The African Network of Constitutional Lawyers (ANCL) is pleased to hear of your appointment to the office of the Vice Chancellor University of Ilorin. On behalf of the executive committee, I extend our congratulations on the well-deserved appointment.

“Certainly, your willingness to volunteer your time and effort, your excellent track record as a member of academic bodies within and outside Nigeria and the legal field, has contributed to your being selected for this all-important

“Your presence and that of Dr. Onuora-Oguno, and others in that great university, gives the ANCL great reason to find ways to pilot a collaborative initiative in Ilorin in the future. You have and continue to be an asset to the ANCL and, an inspiration to many of us.

“Thank you! I am pleased to inform you, most of the initiatives we agreed to, as members of the ANCL, during our
conference in Gaborone (Botswana) in 2018, are steadily been implemented. We just returned from Windhoek, Namibia and will be announcing our next moves and projects, gradually until we meet again at the next ANCL conference in 2024.

“As you are already familiar with the operations of the ANCL, we are committed to supporting our members in various capacity to ensure they excel in all given assignments. Please do not hesitate to reach out to us through your staff, Dr. Azubuike Onuora-Oguno, our Vice President, West Africa for any of the initiatives that we can explore to sustain the efficient culture of our society and your work ethics.

“We wish you the best in this term of office.”


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