- Traditional ruler from Ogun state bags law degree at 73
- Mr. Ogunleye is the Toluwade of Akinale in Owu Kingdom of Egbaland
- He graduated with a Second Class Upper degree from Crescent University, Abeokuta
Traditional ruler Olufemi Ogunleye has bagged a second class upper honour in law from Crescent university. He shared his experience in a recent interview where he mentioned that his achievement has proven that age is not a barrier to educational advancement.
Kabiyesi Ogunleye is the Toluwade of Akinale in Owu Kingdom of Egbaland and at 73 , he has achieved a feat most people would have thought impossible.
Right before obtaining the law degree and mounting the throne, Mr Ogunleye served as journalist for decades.
In the interview, he mentioned the degree took him five years to complete and only became a reality after he passed the Diploma in Law at the university"It was a five-year programme. We are the pioneer Law students of Bola Ajibola College of Law of the Crescent University, Abeokuta, which was established in 2005"
Speaking on his experience in the university, he said: "I enrolled for Diploma in Law at the university in 2012, to break the monotony of traditional mundane palace paradigm. But with an Upper Credit at the end of the Diploma, I was offered a direct entry to 200 Level, which now saw me acquiring an LLB degree with Second Class Upper,” Mr. Ogunleye said."
“By graduating in Law at 73, I have thrown a challenge to the youth and other senior citizens that there is no age barrier to educational advancement"
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