Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, alongside a distinguished group of Nigerian personalities, including HRM Adeyeye Ogunwusi, the Ooni of Ife; Chief Emeka Anyaoku, former Secretary-General of the Commonwealth of Nations; Rev. Matthew Kukah, Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese; and renowned legal practitioner Femi Falana SAN, among others, gathered to pay tribute to esteemed legal practitioner and educationist, Aare Afe Babalola SAN, on the occasion of his 60th anniversary since being admitted to the Bar of England and Wales on July 9, 1963.
During the event, Former President Obasanjo praised Aare Afe Babalola for his remarkable contributions towards the progress and development of Nigeria. The elder statesman was recognized for his enduring efforts to improve the nation and his notable achievements throughout his legal career.
The gathering of these notable personalities highlighted the significance of Aare Afe Babalola’s achievements and the respect he commands within the legal and educational communities. The occasion served as a platform to acknowledge his remarkable journey in the legal profession and his profound impact on Nigeria.