Nigerian student, Oluwatobi Olasunkanmi, 24, has emerged the winner of the William Charnley Prize for the best First Class in Law at the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.
Oluwatobi, who is the only student of black descent in the graduating set is the son of the former minister of youth development, Senator Akinlabi Olasunkanmi.
“Many congratulations on obtaining the best Hughes Hall First Class in your BA in Law. In recognition, the College has awarded you with the William Charnley Prize” the university’s senior tutor, Dr Philip Johnson, said in an official correspondence dated June 26, 2015, addressed to the best First Class Law student.The university also congratulated the Nigerian lad for the feat.
Speaking on his son’s achievement, Senator Olasunkanmi said the award has brought honour to his family and to Nigeria as a whole:
“Sincerely speaking, my joy is not only because he is my son but because he has represented Nigeria well by bringing a laurel which has manifested in the best First Class Prize in Law.”