The idea of establishing a legal unit was borne out of the desire and urgent need to have a proactive and efficient unit that will:
i. Coordinate legal activities in the university and liaise with external solicitors.
ii. Attend court sittings on behalf of the University
iii. Take prompt action in all legal problems of the University to reduce to the barest minimum, cost and legal embarrassment.
iv. Incorporate companies for the University/offers professional corporate advice to the University.
v. Ensure that the Rules and Regulations of the University are applied to all categories of persons in the University,
vi. Ensure MoU and lease documents, instruments are reviewed/ renewed as appropriate and in consonance with prevailing laws of the land.
vii. Preparing contract documents, vetting documents
The unit aspires to be the most efficient and established legal unit amongst other Nigerian Universities.
To build an excellent, efficient and technology driven legal unit that proffers the best legal services in line with the mission and vision of the Vice Chancellor and Management of the University.