The newly elected Chairman of the Midwest Bar Forum, the effervescent and astute Chief George Chiedu Igbokwe SAN, FCIArb, has filed a Notice of Discontinuance in the pending case at the Delta State High Court that borders on the leadership matrix of the Midwest Bar Forum.
A statement released by the Publicity Secretary of the Midwest Bar Forum, Douglas Ogbankwa Esq., in Benin City on Tuesday 18th January , 2022 reads in part thus :
“Consequent upon the election of Chief G.C.Igbokwe SAN, FCIArb., as Chairman of the Midwest Bar Forum (MWBF) and his resolve and promise to effect a total and sincere reconciliation of all differences within the MWBF, the Midwest Bar Forum Chairman has signed and caused to be filed a notice of discontinuance of suit no A/215/2021 Chike Onyemenam SAN,FCIArb & ors vs Patrick Oganwu Esq & ors. and same has been accordingly struck out.
He continued that “This affords the Midwest Bar Forum Chairman a solid foundation to embark upon formal consultations with the patrons, elders, leaders and branches of the Midwest Bar on ways of moving our forum forward and making it more formidable and relevant in the comity of fora and to solidify and sustain its leadership role in the administration of Nigerian Bar Association,”
“The Midwest Bar Forum Chairman most humbly seeks the cooperation of all members in this regard. God bless you all and happy new year once again.” Mr. Ogbankwa added.