Foremost human rights advocate and former Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Prof. Chidi Odinkalu has thrown his weight behind Mr. Kelechukwu Uzoka in his bid for the post of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Lagos Branch Secretary.

This is coming on the heels of a similar endorsement by the influential Surulere Lawyers Forum (SLF).

Also lining behind the senior lawyer and Lead Partner at K&C Partners are Lady Debbie Obodoukwu, a Life Bencher as well as Beverly Agbakoba-Onyejianya, a Partner at Olisa Agbakoba Legal.

Below are their endorsements.

I am glad to see a new generation making the bid for leadership in the structures of @NigBarAssoc. @KcUzoka is a fresh & refreshing member of this new generation & it is my pleasure to support his bid to be the next Secretary of @NbaLagos.


Prof. Chidi Odinkalu

Having worked closely with Kelechukwu, I have witnessed firsthand his exceptional legal expertise, unwavering dedication, and passion for enhancing the legal profession. His technical and IT skills are exemplary, and I am confident that he will bring a fresh perspective and innovative approach to elevate the Branch Secretariat. Kelechukwu’s commitment to improving the Bar, coupled with his proven track record, make him the ideal candidate for this crucial role. I wholeheartedly support his candidacy and believe he will make a significant positive impact on the NBA Lagos.

Lady Debbie Obodoukwu (Life Bencher)

Kelechukwu Uzoka or KC as he is fondly known to his friends and family is an astute and compassionate person. He has demonstrated a genuine commitment to advancement of the legal practice by implementing tech into NBA events. He genuinely cares about welfare and exploring new areas of legal practice such as sports and blockchain law. I’m proud to support his bid to run as secretary. Please throw your full weight behind him.

Beverly Agbakoba-Onyejianya
Partner Olisa Agbakoba Legal

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