The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila congratulated Yakubu Chonoko Maikyau on taking office as President of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA).
Hon. Gbajabiamila said in a statement from his special adviser for media and publicity, Lanre Lasisi, that Maikyau is a senior and experienced lawyer and that his election is proof that the community of lawyers in Nigeria has confidence in his ability to provide the NBA with competence and integrity. to lead and vision.
The speaker urged the new NBA president to include all members of the main association in the next two years of his leadership.
Hon. Gbajabiamila also appreciated immediate former NBA president, Olumide Akpata, for his selfless service to the association, noting that he has set a bar in NBA leadership.
As a member of the NBA, the chairman said he was especially proud of the cooperation between the House of Representatives and the NBA under Akpata.
Hon. Gbajabiamila noted that the House of Representatives led by Olumide Akpata has partnered with the NBA, providing the association with specialized support on critical and systemic legislation to ensure our country’s laws meet the best standards.
“This partnership has resulted in a productive collaboration on groundbreaking legislation such as the 2022 Election Act and the Police Commission Act.”
The Speaker expressed the hope that such cooperation will be continued and expanded under the new leadership.
Wishing Maikyau a successful tenure, Hon. Gbajabiamila also wished Akpata every success in his future endeavours.
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Gbajabiamila congratulates newly elected NBA president Maikyau