Akwa Ibom State Governor Mr Udom Emmanuel has congratulated Miss Ime Ime Umanah, who has made history following her election as the first African female President, Harvard Law Review Journal.
Governor Emmanuel, in a statement, described Miss Umanah as a proud Akwa Ibom daughter who has risen to her fate of greatness by dint of hardwork and urged other youths to draw inspiration from the Dakkada re-orientation creed and rise to their greatness.
Miss Umanah, 18, a native of Atai Otoro in Abak Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom state, is a 2014 Harvard College graduate of Government and African American studies.
She is currently a joint degree candidate with Harvard Law school and the Harvard kennedy School of Government.
Ime, who succeeds Michael Zuckerman as the 131st President of the Law Review Journal, is following the footsteps of former United States President Barack Obama, who became the first black man to be elected president Harvard Law Review in 1990.
In her new capacity, Ime will oversee more than ninety student editors and permanent staff members of the Law Review Journal as well as communicate with writers including senior faculty members.
A doctorate candidate at Harvard Law School, the Akwa Ibom golden girl has served as head of Community, African Committee and as Board member of the Harvard Model Archive at the DU Bois Institute for African and American Research.
The Law Review Journal, published monthly from November through June, was founded in 1887 by future Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis as an entirely student edited law journal.