After earning his B.L. from The Nigerian Law School, Lagos (2008), Akin went on to earn his LL.M. (2012) from the University of Ottawa in Global Sustainability and Environmental Law.
During his time at the Faculty of Law, he interned with the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) uOttawa branch gaining early experience in environmental law and policy.
At his leisure, Akin enjoys visiting art galleries, discovering the outdoors and intends to take up horticulture.