The Law Students’ Association of Nigeria (LAWSAN) South East Directorate of policies, programs, and projects organized its maiden convention of Law students in the zone tagged “The Invigoration”.
The convention which turned out to be the biggest gathering of law students in the southeast zone was held from 29th of July 2021 to 1st of August 2021.
Day 1: ARRIVAL AND MEET & GREET
The arrival of delegates was scheduled for 29th July 2021. On that day, delegates from the various faculties of law across the South East zone converged at the venue of the convention, Golden Tulip Hotel, Agulu in Anambra State.
The delegates received a warm welcome from the officials of the Southeast directorate and registration of the delegates commenced by 1 pm. Delegates were checked into their rooms after the registration process and given a rundown of the activities expected to take place and also a set of rules to abide by during their stay at the convention.
MEET AND GREET
After a successful registration of delegates for the convention, the first program was the meet and greet session for delegates to get acquainted with one another. It was a huge success as the program featured a welcome address by the Zonal Director Onyinye K. Omenugha, AICMC, games, food, music, and fun.
After that, the delegates returned to their various rooms to rest and prepare for the next day.
Day 2: CONFERENCE AND BBQ FESTIVAL
On the 30th day of July 2021, the conference and panel discussion tagged “Restoring and building the dignity of the Legal profession” was held at the Golden Tulip Hotel banquet hall. In attendance as guest speakers and panelists include the Hon. Attorney General of Anambra State, Dr. Uju Nwogu, the Hon. Commissioner for Basic Education, Prof. Kate Omenugha, the Hon. Judge of Nnewi High Court, Hon. Justice Dennis C. Maduechesi, the NBA National publicity Secretary, Dr. Rapulu Nduka, a Senior Associate at Templars, Stanley Uche Nweke-Eze, Esq, the Chairman of Chairmen NBA, Anambra State, Dr. Boniface Ewulum, the Principal Partner of the Law Zoomers, Amaka Ezeno, Esq and the principal Partner of Leeds legal, Kelechi Onyegbule, Esq.
The students were engaged by the guest speakers and panelists in the best ways to restore the dignity of the legal profession and other related issues.
During the conference, the first magazine publication of the South East Directorate titled “The Invigoration” magazine was launched. It features articles written by various students of law from different faculties of law in the zone on diverse issues of law. It also features programs that have been organized by the directorate and a special interview with a double first-class holder from the zone Ebube Akpamgbo, Esq.
Later that day, the BBQ festival was set up by the poolside of the hotel. This event featured a Food competition, swimming, dance, music, board games, face painting, live performance to thrill the delegates.
Day 3: SPORTS DAY AND GRAND DINNER
On the 31st of July 2021, delegates were engaged in exercise and sporting activities. The delegates were led by fitness instructor Bisi-Aretola Daniel together with the zonal director Onyinye K. Omenugha AICMC.
There were marathon, relay, and short distance race competitions organized to keep the delegates engaged.
The Grand finale of the convention was the Grand Dinner and award night.
The dinner had the National Vice President Eluma Harriet, the National Director of Policies, Programs and Projects Obinna Udochukwu, the LAWSAN Chief Judge Munir Ishaq Shu’aibu, the LAWSAN Senate President, Sen Emmanuel Williams, and a host of other LAWSAN national leaders in attendance.
The dinner was also graced by the SA to the Anambra state Governor on Legal matters, Mrs. Patricia Igwebike Esq where she delivered a speech on the process of having a successful career in the legal profession.
Later on, awards were presented to deserving winners with the highlight of the occasion being the presentation of the Iconic Leadership award presented to the Zonal Director Onyinye K. Omenugha AICMC by her executives and planning committee members for her overwhelming leadership quality and guidance.
Day 4: DEPARTURE
On the 1st of August,2021, the delegates that came for the LAWSAN Southeast Zonal convention all safely departed to their various destinations.
It was indeed a beautiful and top-notch convention as all expectations were reached and surpassed by the shining directorate.
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