As we countdown to the 2017 NBA Annual General Conference in a few days time, the Africa’s largest body of lawyers with over 100,000 members, has released the schedule of distribution of the NBA-AGC Tablet to the Southern and the Northern Regions of Nigeria.
This year’s conference, scheduled to hold from August 18 to 24, 2017, at the Landmark Centre, Lagos, will have as its theme, “African Business: Penetrating Through Institution Building”.
While reaffirming its commitment to ensuring a hitch-free distribution, the Technical Committee on Conference Planning (TCCP) advise that conferees must wait to receive notification before visiting the Airtel pick-up centers.
It is interesting to know that the conference tablet is pre-loaded with the Legalpedia App, Nigeria’s most comprehensive law report, as well as other legal software’s that will enable lawyers’ access and monitor recent updates in Nigeria’s legal scene. The tablets will also be preloaded with the conference materials.
According to the NBA President, Mr. Abubakar Balarabe Mahmoud, SAN, the 2017 AGC will be a face-changing legal and business forum that will inspire, teach and challenge members of the Bar to take their place in bridging the growth gap between the Bar and the business world.
He said, “The local and international participants will converge in Lagos to deliberate on building enduring institutions to accelerate growth in Africa’s business space”.
Professor Konyisola Ajayi, SAN, the Chairman, Technical Committee for Conference Planning, TCCP, expressed confidence that this year’s edition will deliver on its promise of setting the agenda not only for the Nigerian economy but also Africa’s business space.
The conference will kick-off with a Jumat Service for Muslim members of the NBA on Friday, August 18 while on Saturday the 19th; there will be an NBA Novelty Football match. A special thanksgiving service will hold for Christian NBA members on Sunday, August 20, while the conference proper will run from Monday August 21 to Thursday August 24.
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