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NBA-SPIDEL Rescheduled Postponed Annual Conference To 4th & 5th Of August In Abuja, Constitutes Conference Planning Committee

NBA-SPIDEL Rescheduled Postponed Annual Conference To 4th & 5th Of August In Abuja, Constitutes Conference Planning Committee

The Nigerian Bar Association, Section on Public Interest and Development Law (NBASPIDEL) has set up a conference planning committee to organise its rescheduled annual conference.

Recall that the annual conference of the Section was previously scheduled to hold in May, 2022 but was postponed due to security concerns raised after the extrajudicial murder of Deborah Yakubu in the State.

In a letter sighted by TheNigeriaLawyer, the Chairman of the Section, Dr. Monday Ubani stated that after reconsideration by the Executive of the section, the conference has been rescheduled for the 4th and 5th of August, at the NBA Headquarters in Abuja and is themed: “The Undermining of Judicial Authority In Democracy”.

The letter reads in part: “After a careful consideration, the Executive of NBA-SPIDEL has chosen the 4th and 5th of August 2022 for the Conference at the NBA National Headquarters, Abuja with a theme: “THE UNDERMINING OF JUDICIAL AUTHORTIY IN DEMOCRACY”

According to Dr. Ubani in the letter, the key Note Address for the Conference shall be delivered on the 4th of August, 2022 by HON JUSTICE INYANG OKORO while Hon Attorney Generals of Lagos State, Abia State and Chief Mike Ozekhome SAN have all confirmed their attendance to the conference as Resource Persons.

On the first day of the Conference, plenary session will be hosted with the topic: “Disobedience to Court Order – a Call to Anarchy”.

On the second day, the morning topic will be: “The Impediments to Seamless Execution of Court Order in Nigeria – any way out? with CHIEF MIKE OZEKHOME SAN  as the lead speaker. –

For the purpose of organizing the conference, a 26–man Committee has been created to be Chaired by Chuka Ikwuazom SAN. The full list include:

  1. Chuka Ikuazom SAN Chairman
  2. Kunle Adegoke  SAN Alternate —Chairman
  3. Dr Princess Frank Chukwuani Alternatee Chairman /LOC Chairman
  4. Amina Kaoje Secretary
  5. Chioma Linda Ekene Alternate Secretary
  6. Leo Ohagba (Sub-Committee Chairman onLogistics and Accommodation)
  7. Emeka Nwadioke Esq
  8. Kola Omotinugbon  Alternate Chairman/LOC
  9. Mohammed Abdullahi Esq
  10. Godfrey Echolo Esq
  11. Dr Uju Agomoh Esq
  12. Ikenna Ukam Esq
  13. Chika Okolie Esq
  14. Funmi Adeogun Treasurer
  15. Chisom Onuoha Esq
  16. Prof Paul Ananaba — SAN
  17. Gbenga Onyire Esq
  18. Austin Ottah Esq
  19. Frank Agbedo Esq
  20. Simple Dioha Esq
  21. Dr Sam Amadi Esq
  22. Muiz Banire SAN
  23. Ajose Adeogun SAN
  24. Chukwuemeka Clement Esq Secretary LOC
  25. Jessee Nwaenyo Esq
  26. Kunle Edun

According to Ubani, more details on the conference would be published soon..


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