On behalf of the Governing Council, Senate, Staff and Students of Igbinedion University Okada, I commiserate with the families of Eghobamien Ogbede Oyo of Ogbe Quarters and the Orakwe Osa family of Igun-Eronwon, Benin City, the Nigerian Bar Association and the good people of Edo State on the transition of the patriarch of the Eghobamien family, Senior Advocate of Nigeria, distinguished elder statesman and the Okhenagbo of Okpella, Late Sir, Chief Dr. Alfred Oghogho Eghobamien SAN.
The Late Sir Chief Dr. Alfred Oghogho Eghobamien SAN was a distinguished Honorary Alumnus of Igbinedion University Okada who was conferred with the prestigious Doctor of Law (Honoris Causa) award in 2012 at the 10th convocation ceremonies of the University. He was a great associate of Igbinedion University and a long-standing acquaintance of the House of Igbinedion.
Late Sir Chief Alfred Eghobamien SAN was an astute professional, seasoned technocrat, a renowned legal luminary and an accomplished solicitor and advocate of international repute.
We join millions of Nigerians to bid Late Sir Chief Dr. Alfred Oghogho Eghobamien SAN farewell and pray that his gentle soul rests in perfect peace.
Prof Lawrence Ikechukwu Ezemonye PhD, FAS