The Vice-Chancellor who also said that the university will set up a Centre for Business Taxation to be fashioned after the Centre for Business Taxation at Oxford University explained that like all programmes of the institution, the law programme will be community-oriented.
He described Prof. Abdulrazak who was former Dean of Faculty of Law at the University of Ilorin as a veritable asset to the new law programme of Kwara State University.
Prof. Abdulrazak, a specialist in Taxation Law, currently with Saffron Professional Services Limited, Lagos will assist in nurturing the law programme which will initially be housed within the College of Humanities, Management and Social Sciences.
The lecture by Prof. Abdulrazak that centres on “Rules of Engagement in Personal Tax audits and Investigation” dwelled extensively on tax administration, monitoring, investigation and processing in Nigeria with several local and international case studies.
The highly impressive and inspiring lecture drew applause from the cream of academics, including principal officers and provosts of colleges who attended the lecture.
Those in attendance at the lecture, aside from the Vice-Chancellor, were the Registrar, Alhaji Farouk Yanganau; the University Librarian, Mr. Isiaka Alao; host-Provost, Provost College of Humanities, Management and Social Sciences and chairman of the lecture session, Professor Abiola Irele; that of Information and Communication Technology, Professor Innocent Okoye; Pure and Applied Sciences, Professor Deboye Kolawole, Directors and Heads of Departments, among others.