Managing Partner of SPA Ajibade & co. Dr Babatunde Ajibade, SAN has congratulated the Ibadan branch of the Nigerian Bar Association on its 65th anniversary and law week activities.
While delivering his goodwill message at the formal opening of the event held on Monday, 9th December 2019 at Afe Babalola Bar centre, the learned silk commended the Ibadan bar for its dexterity and immense contribution to the advancement of legal profession in Nigeria.
” I must commend the Ibadan Bar for being a united and fearless bar that has produced great bar leaders that have shaped legal practice in Nigeria.
The Ibadan bar is very dear to me as this is where I started practice thirty years ago and practising in such a vibrant and dynamic bar exposed me to the rudiments of law which has helped mould me into the lawyer that I am today” he said.
Speaking in a similar vein, the chairman of the occasion and Governor of Ondo State, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu also praised the Ibadan Bar for being a leading example to other branches on what the NBA stands for in promoting the rule of law and equitable society.
” NBA Ibadan is my home. I remember when I started practice under the tutleage of Chief SPA Ajibade who encouraged all lawyers in his firm to take active part in bar activities and my interest and love for Ibadan Bar has remained consistent. I look forward to celebrating greater milestones with the Ibadan Bar” he added.
The 65th anniversary of the NBA Ibadan branch is a week long celebration lined up with many interesting activities to celebrate the significant milestone.
Photos from the event