NBA-SPIDEL Announces Planning Committee Members for Sokoto Conference

—Banire, Amadi, 8 SANs make 43-member list

The Nigerian Bar Association Section on Public Interest and Development Law, NBA-SPIDEL has announced a list of 43 planning committee members for it’s annual conference holding in Sokoto state from May 22- 26, 2022.

A statement released by the Publicity Secretary of the Section, Mr Godfrey Echeho, named Dr. Muiz Banire, SAN, as the chairman of the Planning Committee and Dr. Sam Amadi as his vice.

The statement also noted that Ms Beauty Uwakhoye of Abuja Branch will serve as Secretary while Ms Folake Abiodun of NBA Ibadan will act as her assistant.

Some notable members of the committee include Dr Sani Garun-Gabbas SAN, the Vice Chairman of Public Interest Group of the Section; Anthony Malik SAN; Chukwuka Ikwuazom SAN; Olusegun Ajose-Adeogun SAN; Attorney General, Sokoto State, Suleiman Usman SAN; Kunle Adegoke SAN; Ikeazor Akariwe SAN And Emeka Obegolu, SAN.

Others are Princess Frank-Chukwuani, The Secretary of the Council, Emeka Nwadioke, a Council member, Dr Uju Agomoh, the Vice Chairman of Development Law Group of Spidel, Mr Ikhide Ehighelua, Aisha Mohammed, Victor Nwakasi, Kunle Edun, Eze Ajuluchukwu, Daniel Asomeji, Jessee Nwaenyo Iheanacho Uche, Stan Mbaezue, Abdullahi Karaye, Godfrey Echeho, Chisom Onuoha, Gbenga Onyire, Mr President Aigbokhan and Chika Okolie.

Also included on the list are Simple Dioha, Madu Jo-Gadzama, Folake Abiodun, Aisha Abdullahi, G.C. Madubugwu, Nelson Azunna, Najib Tambuwal, Chioma Ekene, A. J. Ottah, Faith Dukuye, Chief Sunday Panwal, Kelvin Lorzenda, Okey Ohagba and Charles Ajiboye.

The planning committee will be assisted by a local organising committee headed by Mr. A.Y Abubakar and Kabiru Abdullahi Illo Esq as Secretary.

According to Echeho, the NBA-SPIDEL Sokoto Conference which has the theme ” What is the Role of Law and the Rule of Law in Nigeria? ” will be attended by Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justices of the Supreme Court, Appeal Court, Legal Practitioners, Activists, Professors, Politicians, Law Makers, Ministers, Governors, Government Officials and Political thinkers as Resource persons.

He quoted NBA-SPIDEL Chairman, Dr Monday Ubani, advising every lawyer in Nigeria to plan to attend the conference as it will be a memorable event of the year.


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