By Gbenga Ariyibi

Ado Ekiti—Legal luminary, philanthropist and founder of Afe Babalola University, ABUAD,Chief Afe Babalola will today receive the prestigious Honorary Doctors of Law degree, LLD, of the University of London.

The award, which will be the 12th honorary doctorate conferred on Babalola, is coming three months after he bagged a honorary doctorate degree of the Federal University of Technology, Akure, FUTA, in appreciation of his remarkable works as a legal practitioner of 52 years standing

A statement by the Public Relations Officer of ABUAD, Mr Tunde Olofintila, read: “The crème-de-la-crème of the society made up of members of the Bar and the Bench, Legal Academics, the Royalty, the Clergy and Captains of Industry as well as members of the diplomatic community will congregate at the Barbican Centre in London to celebrate the international legal icon and philanthropist who has been chosen for the award on account of his impacting other people’s lives through his numerous humanitarian programmes.”

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