The Association of Environmental Lawyers of Nigeria (AELN) will hold its inauguration of Chapters/Clubs today at 3 pm at the Faculty of Law Auditorium, Rivers State University.

The event, billed to be attended by the cream of environmental law practitioners, will be chaired by Chief Joe-Kyari Gadzama, SAN, who is also the Chairman of the Advisory Council of the association.

The ceremony will feature a number of programmes including the inauguration of Chapters/Clubs, Seminars and panel discussion on plastic waste management, launching of waste collection bins, tree planting exercise, and recognition/awards.

Among those expected at the event are Prof. N. S. Okogbule, Vice Chancellor, Rivers State University who is the Special Guest of Honour; Prof. O. V. C. Okene, Dean of Law, Rivers State University and Dr. S. C. Dike, president of the association.

The event is scheduled to start immediately after the Nigerian Bar Association Annual General Meeting.

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