OAU to Host Largest Gathering of Christian Law Students in Africa

OAU Set to Host the Largest Gathering of Christian Law Students in Africa

Ile-Ife is home to many sights, including the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University. This September, OAU, under the leadership of the National President of the Christian Law Students' Fellowship of Nigeria (CLASFON), Temidayo V. Olalekan (AICMC), shall be hosting the largest gathering of Christian Law Students in Africa in CLASFON National Conference (CNC). With a combined membership of more than 6000 students, the Christian Law Students' Fellowship of Nigeria is easily the largest in Africa. It's membership span across 58 chapters of the fellowship in the different geo-political zones of the country.

The legal profession holds a crucial role in shaping the society, upholding justice, and safeguarding individual rights. Lawyers, often referred to as Ministers in the Temple of Justice, help in interpreting laws, resolving disputes, and providing ethical guidance for the society. This role significantly impacts governance, societal norms, and the overall harmony of any state.  

In this context, the Christian Lawyers' Fellowship of Nigeria and its students' body, the Christian Law Students Fellowship of Nigeria (CLASFON), steps forward as a beacon of hope, aiming to empower the future leaders of the legal profession and significantly impact the nation's legal landscape through its annual National Conference.

CLASFON has produced an endless list of God-fearing lawyers who have made a significant difference in the Nigerian legal landscape and these include the likes of:
  • Dr. Wole Olufon (Remarkable lawyer and Chairman, Board of Trustees of CLASFON)
  • His Excellency Mr. Mutfwang Caleb Manasseh (Executive Governor of Plateau State)
  • Prof. John Akintayo (President, Christian Lawyers' Fellowship of Nigeria)
  • Prof. Bankole Sodipo, SAN

OAU Set to Host the Largest Gathering of Christian Law Students in Africa
(L-R) General Jesse Jackson, National Secretary, Prof. Bankole Sodipo, SAN, Senior Partner at G.O. Sodipo & Co., and STAKEHOLDER of CLASFON, Temidayo Olalekan, (AICMC), the National President of CLASFON – Students' Body.


CLASFON National Conference

The National Conference of the Christian Law Students' Fellowship of Nigeria is an annual conference moving across the major geopolitical zones in Nigeria and being hosted by different universities in these regions.

CLASFON OAU Chapter with the National President – ready to host CNC

This year's conference, holding from the 6th – 9th September, shall be made up of insightful sessions and activities, including: career & legal targeted programs, spiritual enrichments & ministrations, national competitions, the African praise night, sports activities, the Annual General Meeting (AGM), and the Grand Presidential Dinner.

Ministers and speakers confirmed to be in attendance during CNC this year include Apostle Emmanuel Iren, Pastor Temiloluwa Ola, Prof. John Akintayo, Mrs. Foluke Akinmoladun, Dr. Mrs. Shade Adegbite, Dr. Amanim Akpabio, Victor Onuche Esq., and Prof. Bukola Akinola. 

The National President of CLASFON, Temidayo Victor Olalekan (AICMC), has this to say, "It is clear that God is raising new generals and new giants who would herald His will and mandate in this generation. The CLASFON National Conference couldn't have come at a better time!

He further remarked that, "…it takes God's strength to do God's work. And it takes an entire village to nature a vision. I believe this is a powerful opportunity for us as a body and as a nation. This is why we are inviting you to join in."

Joining the Vision

By the 6th of September, 2023, the largest gathering of Christian Law Students in Africa shall commence at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. The theme for this year's conference is ´The Lord is our Lawgiver (Isaiah 33:22) ´.

For Further Enquiries, Sponsorship and Partnership, kindly mail us at: clasfonnationalconference@gmail.com. You can also Call Temidayo Olalekan (National President) 08106414688 or General Jesse Jackson (National General Secretary) on 08145659480.


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