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3,074 lawyers to converge on Lagos for annual conference

The Nigerian Bar Association Annual General Conference (NBA-AGC), has disclosed that over 3,074 lawyers have registered for the 64th conference which is scheduled and billed to be held from 23 to 28 August in Lagos.

Penpushing reports that the chairperson for the 2024 conference Oyinkansola Badejo-Okunsanya made this known on Friday adding that the figure was commendable when compared with 2,000 registered lawyers at the comparative period of 2023

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The chairperson explained that the theme of the conference is: ‘Pressing Forward, A National Posture for Rebuilding Nigeria’, and equally expressed optimism that a good number of lawyers would emerge at the end of July.

“As of Thursday, we already had 3,074 registered delegates, and this is very encouraging because within same period last year, we had about 2,000 and it was quite worrisome. But by 30 June, we should see a lot of activities in preparation for the conference, and I am very optimistic that this conference will be mind-blowing. Already we are feeling the excitement because Lagos State is special and is always an exciting venue to have the conference,” she said.

Penpushing further reports that Badejo-Okunsanya described, the venue for the conference, which is Tafawa Balewa square as quite significant considering the huge number of Nigerian lawyers, stressing that she’s very confident that everything will work out for the overriding good of the bar.

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