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Tuesday, 11 September 2018

Nigerian Law Graduate Is Oxford’s Best

Image result for Akeem Longe, has recorded another feat, graduating with distinctions in Masters of Law (LLM) from the Oxford University, United Kingdom (UK).

In what appears to be another stamp of attestation to the rising profile of the Law Programmes of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, AAUA, Ondo State, one of its graduates, Akeem Opeyemi Longe, has recorded a new feat by making the coveted Distinction grade in Master of Law (LLM) Degree from the prestigious Oxford University in the United Kingdom.

Longe, a serial award winner, had earned a First Class in the Faculty of Law of AAUA in 2012. He repeated the feat in the 2014 Nigerian Law School Final Bar Examinations as he emerged the overall best student and bagged eight prizes in the process.

Speaking after the graduation ceremony held on Friday 27th July 2018, at the Sheldonian Theatre, Longe, said he was quite delighted to have won again and that the attainment marked the fulfilment of a dream for him.

His words, “This marks the fulfilment of a dream. A great delight to have completed my BCL journey here at the University of Oxford after a rigorous intellectual engagement.

I am thrilled to have obtained a Distinction, a Distinction Mark on all modules and to have been awarded the Winter Williams Prize for the best student in International Economic Law. It’s exhilarating to have received this global stamp of excellence!

Akeem emerged as Overall Best Student in the Nigerian Law School Final Bar Examinations in 2014, bagging eight prizes.

“Oxford University offers me a remarkable opportunity to meet, dine and interact with the best brains across the globe and, in the process, form long-lasting bonds of friendship. In all of these, I have enjoyed the great grace of the Almighty God, the love and support of family and friends.”

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