The Senate President, Mr. Godswill Akpabio; National Security Adviser (NSA), Mr. Nuhu Ribadu; the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Prince Lateef Fagbemi SAN and the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Kayode Egbetokun are among dignitaries expected at today’s plenary sessions with the sub-theme, “Getting it right in governance and security: Strategic approach.”

While Ribadu and Egbetokun are to tackle the topic, “Crafting a Strategic Blueprint for Security and Prosperity,” Fagbemi will alongside Akpabio and some State Governors x-ray the topic, “Interactive Session: Setting an Agenda for the Reform of the Justice Sector in Nigeria.”

With Ribadu as Keynote Speaker and with a Goodwill Message expected from the Minister of Defence, Alhaji Mohammed Badaru Abubakar, the panelists for the session include Egbetokun; Major General Christopher Gwabin Musa, Chief of Defense Staff; His Highness, Hon. Justice L. H. Gummi, retired Chief Judge, High Court of the FCT and Emir of Gummi; Brigadier General Abdullahi Sabi Ishak (Rtd.), Special Adviser on Security Affairs, Office of the Governor of Borno State, and Chief Adetunji Adeleye, the Commander, Ondo State Security Network (Amotekun).

The Closing Plenary on “Interactive Session: Setting an Agenda for the
Reform of the Justice Sector in Nigeria” has Akpabio and Fagbemi as panelists alongside Rt. Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu, Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives; His Excellency, Mr. Caleb Mutfwang, Governor of Plateau State, and His Excellency, Mr. Peter Mbah, Governor of Enugu State. The session will be moderated by CHANNELS TV ace broadcaster, Shola Soyele.

Breakout sessions include Airforce Showcase Breakout Session on “Air Space Defence, ISR and How it Affects the Nigerian Economy” and Navy Showcase Breakout Session on “The Impact of Maritime Security Threats on the Nigerian Economy: Nigerian Navy Perspective.”

Others breakout sessions are on “The Rule of Law in Low Intensity Conflict,” “Two Decades of Police Reforms: Where Are We? Where Do We Want to Be?” “Getting It Right: Women as Agents of Change in Nation Building-Making A Case for The Nigerian Woman,” and “Optimizing the Nigerian Energy Sector: Legal and Regulatory Innovations.”

Thursday will kick off with meetings of all NBA Committees, Sections & Fora while the eagerly awaited Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the association also holds tomorrow at 10 am, with the President’s Dinner drawing the curtains on the Annual General Conference.

A Press Statement and Communique session will hold at 10 am on Friday at the NBA Secretariat.

Former NBA General Secretary, Mazi Afam Osigwe SAN is the Chairman of AGC Planning Committee for this year.

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