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NBA Abuja set for law week


ABUJA – The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Abuja branch will hold its 2021 annual law week from August 27 to 31 at the International Conference Centre, Abuja.

The event’s planning committee chairman, Mr Afam Okeke said its theme, ‘Insecurity, rule of law and human rights: Are we on the right path’ is reflects the country’s current state of affairs.

According to him, the keynote speaker for the event is the Country Representative, United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), Monrovia, Liberia, Dr Uchenna Emelonye.

“The NBA Abuja Branch is contributing its quota to the national discourse to find solution to the insecurity challenges and also proffering solutions to some other challenges facing our country,” Okeke said.

He added: “I expect the Law Week to be a successful one, considering the level of preparation done so far by the committee under the able leadership of Mr Steve O. Emelieze. The keynote speaker and panellists have been carefully selected.

“It is going to be a very robust and rewarding experience for the participants. At the end of the programme, the resolutions and suggestions will be made available to the relevant government agencies” for further action and a catalyst for useful policy formulation.” (The Nation)

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