The Nigerian Law School Alumni Class of 1989 is set to celebrate its 30th Anniversary of Call to Bar in Abuja on the 29th and 30th of November, 2019.
The event of the 29th will feature an Anniversary Lecture, titled “Legal Education in the 21st Century,” to be held at the Nigerian Law School, Bwari, Abuja. The Anniversary Lecturer is a member of the Class, Professor Ezenwa Ngwakwe, a Professor of Law at Abia State University.
This event of the 29th, under the chairmanship of the Chairman, Council of Legal Education (CLE), Chief Emeka Ngige, SAN will witness the launching of an E-Learning/E-Mentoring/E- Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Portal set up by the Class of 1989 to support quality training and retraining of Nigerian Law School students and lawyers, especially young lawyers.
Other activities scheduled to commemorate the 30th Anniversary include charity walk, prison visit, black tie dinner and award ceremony on the 30th of November at the NAF Event Centre, Kado, Abuja.
Class Chairman, Mr. Emeka Albert, said the event promises a fun-filled reunion, with class members expected from all over the world to reconnect after so many years.
He said that the e-platform “is a first in Africa and will transform legal education and legal practice in Nigeria within a short period.”
Many of the members billed to attend and receive the coveted class Merit Award include Justices of the Court of Appeal, High Court Judges, Senior Advocates of Nigeria, and Professors of Law.