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NBA 2022: Lagos CJ Task Lawyers To Restore Legal Profession Pride

The Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Kazeem Alogba has declared open the 62nd edition of the Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA)

Justice Alogba declared the conference open, while representing the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Hon. Justice OluKayode Ariwoola

The theme of the 2022 conference is “Bold Transitions” is taking place at the Eko Atlantic City from Aug. 19th to Aug. 23rd

In a remarks, the Lagos Chief Judge expressed eagerness to see the legal profession return to its pride of place.

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According to him, “we are faced with times when boldness is a necessary attribute in our society, adding that the AGC 2022 theme is so aptly drawn.

“These are the times when boldness becomes necessary, and so, no better theme could have been chosen, and no better words could have been chosen to highlight what we truly need in Nigeria

“It is not because others cannot speak good English and even with latin maxims but because you are learned in the real sense of the word such that every other profession comes behind the legal profession

“It is because of who we are, gentlemen and ladies; therefore, that tradition must be restored, ” he said.

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Justice Alogba, consequently, underscored the need for the legal profession to return to the base, where lawyers are given audience and respect at occasions

“We must do everything possible to ensure that we return to those good old days, so as to leave a good legacy for the upcoming generation

“On behalf of my Lord the acting CJ. Hon. Justice Oluwa Kayode Ariwoola, I most humbly declare this conference open” he said.

Wahab Akinlade

Akinlade I. WAHAB is a dedicated journalist and the proprietor of I-WAHAB Media. He embarked on his career at Murhi International TV (MiTV) and subsequently joined Radio Nigeria as a Judicial Correspondent.With a profound interest in legal reporting, he currently holds the positions of Chairman at the National Association of Judicial Correspondents (NAJUC), Ikeja Branch, and Chairman at the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Radio Nigeria Chapel.As the owner of I-WAHAB Media, he has successfully established Top Court News, a platform renowned for providing comprehensive coverage of court cases and legal developments, with the aim of promoting transparency within the judicial system.Akinlade's diligent work and unwavering commitment to ethical reporting have earned him immense respect within the Nigerian journalism community.

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