"It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to Faculty of Law Webpage."
Welcoming all the local and international stakeholders to the webpage of the Faculty of Law, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria. This is a fascinating centre of excellence where your lofty aspirations and yearnings for legal knowledge are catered for.
The Faculty of Law is one of the Foundation Faculties of this University since 1962. In 1960, the Committee on Legal Education for Students from Africa had been set up under the legendary Lord Denning. The Report of the Committee stressed the need for the training of lawyers within Africa. In Nigeria, however, things had moved faster than the Denning Committee. The Unworths Committee on the Future of the Nigerian legal profession, which was set up in April 1959, had submitted its Report in October 1959. The Committee recommended, inter alia that: