Social Democratic Party (SDP) presidential candidate Prince Adewole Adebayo is expected to speak at the 62nd Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) after being invited as a guest by the NBA leadership.
The NBA conference is expected to take place on Monday, August 22, 2022.
Chairman, Conference Planning Technical Committee Tobenna Erojikwe, in the letter he signed inviting the SDP presidential candidate, said: “The National Executive Council and members of the Nigerian Bar Association (“NBA”), I am writing to formally discharge you. as a guest at the 62nd Annual General Conference of the NBA (“the NBA Conference”), scheduled to be held from August 19 to 26, 2022 in Lagos State.
“Therefore, we would like to welcome you as a guest at the conference, in particular the opening ceremony, which is scheduled for Monday, August 22, 2022, as well as a special session to follow immediately after, entitled “Democratic Transitions in Nigeria of the 21st Century: 2023 and Beyond.” .”
Erojikwe, further stated that “The annual conference provides legal practitioners in Nigeria a unique opportunity to question issues affecting the profession and society and to continue to explore innovative ways to advance the administration of justice and develop legal solutions.” that add value to their clients and the environment. within which the members of the Association operate.
“The NBA conference is the largest gathering of business, political and opinion leaders on the African continent and will bring together opinion leaders from the fields of justice, technology, economics, politics, judicial reform and the rule of law.
“This year’s Conference is expected to be attended by approximately 13,000 delegates from the Bar and Bench.
“We also expect businessmen from various sectors, technocrats and political leaders from inside and outside Nigeria.
“The theme for this year’s conference is ‘Bold Transitions’. The core objective of the 2022 NBA conference will be to host a world-class conference, with an in-depth discourse on critical issues affecting the legal profession and the country at large, facilitated by the most eminently qualified sources.
“Discussions at the conference will focus on the need for the legal profession to respond boldly to global evolutionary trends and will include more than 30 technical sessions where experts will lead discussions primarily focused on envisioning the future of the legal profession in the context of a rapidly changing world and business environment, driven in part by the revolutionary exploits and manifestations of technology and the historic coronavirus pandemic.
“Sir, all around us there are transitions in the different spheres of life. Indeed, the 2022 NBA conference will precede the 2023 general election, which will trigger a democratic transition from one democratically elected president to another in the 4th Republic for the fifth time.
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