NBA Section on Business Law Announces Resignation and New Appointment of Vice Chair

The National Bar Association Section on Business Law (NBA-SBL) announces a significant change in its leadership, due to the resignation of Ms. Aisha Rimi from her role as Vice Chairman. The announcement follows her recent appointment by the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu GCFR as the Chief Executive Officer/Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC).

Resignation of Vice Chairman and Legacy of Impact

The NBA-SBL bids a respectful farewell to Ms. Aisha Rimi, acknowledging her exemplary service and invaluable contributions to the legal and business community during her tenure as Vice Chairman. Ms. Rimi’s assumption of her new role as the Chief Executive Officer of NIPC is a testament to her commitment to public service and leadership in advancing the interests of the legal profession. Ms. Rimi has agreed to continue supporting the NBA SBL as a member.

Appointment of New Vice Chair

At its meeting held on the 18th of November 2023, the Executive Committee of the NBA SBL, in accordance with the provisions of the bylaws of the Section, unanimously elected Mrs. Ozofu Ogiemudia as the new Vice Chair of NBA-SBL. Mrs. Ogiemudia, the immediate past secretary of the 2020-2022 NBA-SBL Council and a distinguished partner at the esteemed law firm of Udo Udoma and Belo-Osagie, assumes this role with a rich background in Mergers and Acquisition transactions, private equity, corporate restructuring and regulatory compliance. Her extensive experience and forward-thinking approach position her as a capable leader to build upon the achievements of her predecessor.

The NBA-SBL’s Chairman, Dr. Adefulu, expressed gratitude for Ms. Aisha Rimi’s dedication, wishing her the best in her new position, and welcomed Mrs. Ozofu Ogiemudia to her new role.

The NBA-SBL anticipates a seamless transition and remains steadfast in its commitment to promoting excellence and innovation in business law practice.

Dayo Adu
Chairman, Media & Publicity Committee
Nigerian Bar Association-Section on Business Law

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