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Unilorin lecturer wins Gani Fawehinmi Award


At the Gani Fawehinmi Impact Integrity Award which was created to appreciate individuals that have positively influenced and demonstrated integrity in their years of service.

A Senior lecturer , Dr Kehinde Kadiri, in the Department of Mass Communication, University of Ilorin, has emerged winner for the Outstanding Impact Personality of the Year Award.

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According to the University of Ilorin,  the award ceremony was organised in memory of the late Chief Gani Fawehinmi, (SAN) by the Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA) in collaboration with the MacArthur Foundation.

The bulletin reported that the event witnessed a robust dissection of contemporary issues of political and national significance.

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It stated that notable guests took their turns to analyse germane issues that attracted the attention of late Fawehinmi during his life time and career.

“Speakers also debated what would have been his likely reactions to current happenings in the country.”

The bulletin also reported that some of the guests included the Publisher of Premium Times, Dapo Olorunyomi, and a number of Senior Advocates of Nigeria, some of whom were Chief Gani Fawehinmi’s contemporaries as well as mentees.


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