VP Abba Tahir has congratulated the School of Law Interim Dean, Professor Lawal Ahmadu, on his recent appointment as Special Assistant on Research & Special Duties to the President in the office of the Attorney-General of the Federation & Minister of Justice.
Dr. Tahir, who is acting for President Dekle, described the appointment as well-deserved.
"The AUN community is saddened by the huge vacuum to be created by the sudden exit of a top scholar, excellent administrator, and very skillful academic leader. On the other hand, our community is excited and consoled by the quality and quantity of contributions you will bring to the table to support the work of Mr. President.
"We are sure that your wealth of experience, expertise, and excellence in a broad range of areas will be easily and adequately deployed to fast track development in many critical sectors and segments of the national economy.
"On behalf of the President, senior administration, faculty, staff, and our great students, please accept my heartwarming wishes of goodwill and goodness as you take another rewarding path of service and sacrifice to your fatherland.
"Our learning community deeply appreciates your willingness to look back and support the infant Law School, which you have so relentlessly helped in nurturing to maturity. While looking forward to continued engagement with you while at the presidency, please accept my best wishes for a fulfilling career of service to community and country".