Deputy chief of the United Nations Police Component (UNPOL), Brig-Gen. Jean Voillot, presided over the ceremony that held in Timbuktu.
Adeola Austin Oyinlade, has been declared winner of the International Bar Association (IBA) Award for Outstanding Contribution by a Legal Practitioner to Human Rights for 2018.
The award was presented to him at the 2018 IBA Conference in Rome, Italy ahead of other finalists from many countries across the world for his courageous stand for human rights and his pro-bono legal services to the poor in Nigeria.
Winners have emerged at the 2018 Nigerian Risk Awards and Summit organised by Conrad Clark Nigeria.
The Nigerian Risk Awards (NRA) recognises organisations that have made measurable impact within their sector through effective application of good governance, risk management and internal control systems and strategies.
It was chaired by the Pro-Chancellor and Ex-Chairman of the Governing Council, Lagos Business School and Pan-Atlantic University, Dr. Christopher Kolade.