UNAIR NEWS – The Dean of Faculty of Law Universitas Airlangga (UNAIR) for the term 2015-2020, Prof. Dr. Eman, S.H., MS., passed away on Wednesday, May 11. The last memorial service for the late professor on Agrarian Law was held in FH UNAIR and attended by hundreds of people from UNAIR officials, Surabaya government officials, UNAIR academicians. The Mayor of Surabaya, Dr. (HC) Tri Rismaharini, S.T., M.T., was also present in the proceeding.
The first female mayor known as Risma, expressed her condolence of Prof. Eman’s passing. She said that Prof. Eman had great contribution in resolving land disputes and traffic in Surabaya.
“I was always worried with land disputes. But Prof. Eman always came with a smile and helped me dealing with my problems,” she said with tears.
Vice Dean I FH UNAIR, Nurul Barizah, SH., LL.M.,Ph.D., elaborated Prof. Eman’s great service for UNAIR. The late professor was a consistent teacher and researcher on Agrarian law and had published many books focused on land law.
“Prof Eman died a week after National Education Day. He was a teacher who gave his life to education and law development in Indonesia. His whole life was dedicated to UNAIR advancement and interest,” she said.
Nurul also said that Prof. Eman was a diligent dean. He was always active to provide supervision, to be thesis examiner either closed or opened one even though he did feel well for the last few weeks.
After the memorial service in FH UNAIR, the body was moved to Nuruzzaman Mosque UNAIR for the prayer. It was then transported to Kedurus Baru Graveyard, Surabaya and laid to rest. (*)
Author : Binti Q. Masruroh
Editor : Nuri Hermawan