NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION, YOUNG LAWYERS’ FORUM, ILORIN ONE (1) DAY SEMINAR AS APPROVED BY THE EXECUTIVE ON this 18th day of May, 2018
The Nigerian Bar Association, Young Lawyers Forum (Ilorin Bar) comprises young, vibrant and eloquent members of the Bar within 0–7 years post call. They are young minds at the Bar with zeal and will to learn, develop and impact positively.
The Forum, in her wisdom deems it fit to organize a one day Seminar that will bring the like minds to a round table discussion to discuss topical legal and national issues in a bid to participate in Nation Building and at the same time, satisfying the requirements of Continuing Legal Education.
The program is designed to build the Young Lawyers, the Bar and the Nation at large. The topic shall be broadly discussed and recommendations shall be drawn and forwarded to relevant institutions and government agencies, where necessary.
2.0 THE PROGRAM
The program is a seminar in form of a round table discussion and designed to be a continuous program to be held annually.
In this maiden edition, the Forum has carefully selected a contemporary legal topic, that is “VETO POWER: Separation of Powers, and The Role of The Judiciary in a Democratic Dispensation” with a view to proposing recommendations that will broaden the horizon of the Young Lawyers and prepare them for leadership and Nation Building.
The program will be anchored in a very interactive manner where audience and the speakers will be fully engaged.
Our Speakers and Guests shall be drawn from Eminent Bar Leaders, Professionals, Political Leaders and Renowned Scholars.
The Key Note Speakers shall be:
-Paul Usoro, SAN
-Femi Falana; SAN,
-Prof Ernest Ojukwu; SAN,
-Chief Arthur Obi Okafor;
-Mazi Afam Osigwe Esq,
Senator Babafemi Ojudu; (Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters),
-Hon Justice S. D Kawu, Chief Judge, Kwara State shall be the Chairman of the Seminar
Other prominent presenters shall include:
– RT. Hon. Dr. Ali Ahmad (Speaker, KWHA);
– Ronke Adeyemi (Mrs), Former Chairperson, FIDA, Kwara
– Taiye Oniyide Esq
Special Guests shall include:
– Justice Ayo Salami,
(Former President, Court of Appeal)
-The Presiding Justice, Court of Appeal, Ilorin Division;
– The Presiding Judge, Federal High Court;Ilorin Division;
– The Grand Khadi, Sharia Court of Appeal, Ilorin Division
– Mallam Yusuf Ali; SAN,
– Pastor John Olushola Baiyeshea, SAN
– Alhaji Adebayo Oba Adelodun (SAN).
– J.S Bamgboye, SAN
– K.K Eleja, SAN
– Prof. Abdulwahab Olasupo Egbewole, Chairman, CLE, Ilorin Branch
– Dr Abiola Adimula
(Lecturer, Centre for Peace and Strategic Studies, University of Ilorin)
– Hon. Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Kwara State;
The major audience shall include members of the Nigerian Bar Association, hundreds of Young Lawyers within and outside jurisdictions, members of the Kwara State Judiciary, Societies and Political Leaders, members of the Press amongst others.
The program shall hold at the newly commissioned NBA HOUSE, HIGH COURT PREMISES ALONG LANJORIN ROAD, ILORIN KWARA STATE.
6.0 CHIEF HOST AND HOST
The Chief Host shall be the Branch Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association, Ilorin Manzuma Issa Esq and the host shall be the Chairman of the Young Lawyers Forum, Ilorin, O.D Jimoh Esq.
The date of the program is slated for 21st June, 2018.
8.0 TIME AND DURATION
The program starts at 10am (prompt) and shall last for Four (4) hours.
The first two (2) hours shall involve deliberations by the speakers and the last 2 hours shall accommodate question and answer session/ feedback by the audience .
There shall be two anchors to include a professional presenter and a member of the YLF, Ilorin Bar.
10. ACCOUNT DETAILS:1007296784 : Nigeria Bar Association,Ilorin Branch, UBA
Other things pertaining to the Seminar will be rolled out in due course.
For enquiries, sponsorship and further details, contact the committee on Continuing Legal Education of the YLF, Ilorin:
M.K Abdulkadir Esq
G.O Osagbemi Esq
M.K Alawaye Esq
Funmi Adeniyi (Miss)
John A Ogedengbe Esq
Muhammed Idreez Esq
Nwaokolo Margaret (Miss)
Adedayo Akolade Mustapha Esq———Secretary, Young Lawyers Forum, Ilorin.
+2348056631600 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
M.K Alawaye Esq
(Secretary, CLEC, NBA-YLF, Ilorin.
(For the Committee)