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Legal Icon, Wole Olanipekun Turns 70, Buhari Salutes

Chief Wole Olanipekun
Chief Wole Olanipekun, SAN

President Muhammadu Buhari has joined other great Nigerians to felicitate with former President, Nigerian Bar Association, Chief Wole Olanipekun on the occasion of his 70th birthday.

The President saluted a life dedicated to jurisprudence and service to the country, which has pedestaled Chief Olanipekun as a former Attorney General/Commissioner for Justice in Ondo State, one time NBA President, Vice President Pan African Lawyers Union, Life Bencher among others. He is equally a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, and Officer of the Order of the Federal Republic, OFR.

President Buhari commended the erudite lawyer for replicating himself in his four biological offspring, who are all lawyers, with two having attained the learned silk status of Senior Advocate of Nigeria.

He also noted that numerous other lawyers have passed through his chambers, and doing exploits in the legal profession.

President Buhari felicitated with the entire Olanipekun family, their friends, associates, and the legal profession in general, urging all and sundry to emulate the commitment of the new octogenarian in using law to bring succor to innumerable people, and touching other lives through philanthropy.

He wished Chief Olanipekun longer life in good health, and greater service to God, and to humanity.

Packaged by Alice Egbedele

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