TheNigerialayer(TNL) gathered that the senior member of the Port Harcourt branch died in the early hours of Monday after a brief illness. Late Chief Akuro George has been in active legal practice for over 30 years before his demise. He was a principal partner of Akuro R. George & Associates (Tamunokuro Chambers) Chief obtained his LL.B from the University of Nigeria in 1980 and was called to the bar the following year. He was also a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK). He was the 1st Vice President of the Nigerian Bar Association under Olisa Agbakoba SAN. He had served as Secretary, Vice-Chairman, and Chairman respectively of the Nigerian Bar Association, Port Harcourt branch. Member of the National Executive Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association from 1998 – 2014, Committee of Chairmen and Secretaries where he moved the motion for the resuscitation of the Nigerian Bar Association in Jos – 1997; Member of the Body of Benchers April 2007 – January 2011, 1st Co-Chair Project 2011 Swift Count where we set up a group of observers nationwide for elections in the country, which he coordinated.]]>

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