The NBA President, Olumide Akpata today 23rd March 2021 paid a day working visit to Kaduna State where he visited the Executive Governor; Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, Hon. Attorney General & Commissioner for Justice; Aisha Dikko, Heads of Courts including the Chief Judge; Hon. Justice Muhammadu Lawal Bello, FICMC, Grand Khadi Sharia Court of Appeal; Hon. Khadi Dr. Shehu and the President Customary Court of Appeal; Hon Justice Danlami Garba.
The President thereafter held an interactive session with members of the various NBA branches in Kaduna State as part of his ongoing exercise of engaging with the Branches in view of understanding their various challenges and in ensuring how the bar can work for all.
“In continued fulfilment of my campaign promise of deepening engagement with Nigerian Lawyers and other stakeholders in the Justice Administration Sector, I paid a 1-day working visit to Kaduna State where I held an interactive session with members of the NBA Branches in the State.” Mr. Akpata said.
“I also paid courtesy visits on the Attorney General, the Chief Judge and the other heads of court in the State as well as the Governor of the State H.E. Mallam Nasir El-Rufai.
“The meeting with Governor El-Rufai provided me with an opportunity to advocate for the improved welfare of Counsel in the State Ministry of Justice as well as Magistrates in the State Judiciary, whose allowances were recently slashed by the Kaduna State Government.