A former Minister of Education, and the leader of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) Campaign group, Oby Ezekwezili has urged students and other participants at the Human Right and Anti-corruption symposium organized by the Gani Fawehinmi Students Chambers, Faculty of Law, University of Lagos to speak up against corruption.
Ezekwezili while delivering a lecture on the theme “The Protection of Human Right in a Recessed Economy, A Myth or A Reality” emphasized the need for everyone to stand against corruption. She noted that everyone has a voice and should speak up, write up and express themselves in the face of injustice.
The symposium which is an annual event of the Gani Fawehinmi Students chambers also had in attendance panelist and other dignitaries which include: Inibehe Effiong an activist, Adeola Oyinade a UN ambassador for youths, Modiu Olaguro, former President; Unilag Press Club and The Dean; Faculty of Law, Prof. Ayo Atsenuwa ably represented by Dr Akintayo, who doubles as a staff adviser of the Chamber.
The participants at the symposium also used the medium to call the attention of the BBOG leader to what can be termed “highhandedness” of the University of Lagos management towards the students. In her reply to the call, Ezekwezili promised to investigate the matters raised and get across to the management of the institution.
Speaking with our correspondence, Ade Damola, a participant at the symposium applauds the organisers, giving credence to the guest speaker, according to him “ I want to thank the organisers of this program, the theme actually brought me here and the guest speaker have done justice to it”.
In his address, the Head of Gani Fawehinmi Students Chamber, Mr. Fatai Waleey appreciated the guest speaker, other invited guests and the participants, he stated that the legacy of the late Gani Fawehinmi lives on.