The Body of Senior Advocates of Nigeria (BOSAN) has finally unveiled its order of events for the Maiden Annual Dinner to be held on the 11th of November, 2017, at the Grand Ballroom Intercontinental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The dinner which is the first initiative that will take off, subsequently followed by other initiatives in the order will feature a lecture session titled: Leadership which is to be delivered by Dr. Christopher Kolade, CON (Former Nigerian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom).
According to Mr. Sowemimo SAN, one of the major reasons for the dinner is to welcome new skills and to interact with judges.
The BOSAN leadership Fund Committee headed by Chief Felix Fagbohungbe, SAN as chairman and Abimbola Ibironke Akeredolu SAN, as Secretary, responsible for accessing and utilizing the fund of the association has three other sub committees: The Dinner Sub-Committee headed by Damian D. Dodo SAN as chairman and Paul Usoro as Secretary, the Continuing Legal Education Sub-Committee and the Scholarship Sub-Committee.
The event is expected to be braced with over 200 learned silks and other dignitaries of the legal profession including the vice president of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo who himself is a learned silk and the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter S. Nkanu Onnoghen.
The Secretary of the Dinner Sub-Committee, Paul Usoro SAN disclosed that spouses of Senior Advocates will be present in the occasion as it is regarded strictly as a family affairs. He also stated that on the morning of the Dinner, BOSAN will be having its quarterly meeting in which pertinent issues concerning the nation and the legal profession will be discussed.
The dinner is the first of its kind, hence accompanied with expectations so high.