The Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Security Agencies Relations Committee, Chief Joe-Kyari Gadzama SAN has commended the Eastern Bar Forum (EBF) for its “tremendous impacts to the welfare and mandate of the Nigerian Bar Association within and outside the Eastern Region of Nigeria.”
Gadzama, who is also the Chairman of the Mentoring Committee of the Body of Benchers for Young Lawyers, also lauded the Nigerian Association of Law Teachers (NALT) on her 53rd Annual Conference for being “a citadel of scholarship and learning in diverse areas of legal jurisprudence and the development of moral and civic character of all persons who pass through her portals.”
Turning to Anaocha Branch of the NBA, the chartered arbitrator and pioneer Chairman of the NBA Section on Public Interest and Development Law (NBA-SPIDEL) said: “I applaud the executives and the distinguished members of the Anaocha branch of the Nigerian Bar Association for their dexterity in leadership and usual cooperation with the Bar.”
A similar goodwill message was issued to NBA Owerri Branch.
Meanwhile, NBA Abuja Branch (Unity Bar) has given an award to Gadzama for his philanthropy and “meritorious contributions to the NBA Abuja Branch.” The award was received on his behalf by Mr. Madu Joe-Kyari Gadzama, a Partner at J-K Gadzama LLP.
Responding, Gadzama promised to give the Branch 10 slots for lawyers between 1-7 years post-call to intern with his law firm for 6 months. He added that the best intern will receive automatic employment with the firm.
He disclosed that Mr. Jerry Ombugado Musa, the Branch Financial Secretary and a Junior Partner at J-K Gadzama LLP will anchor the process.
Below are full texts of the goodwill messages.
GOODWILL MESSAGE TO (NBA) EASTERN BAR FORUM
With great joy and profound regards, I applaud the executives and the distinguished members of the Eastern Bar Forum of the Nigerian Bar Association for their sterling qualities, unwavering solidarity and usual cooperation with the Bar. The NBA – Eastern Bar Forum has continuously made tremendous impacts to the welfare and mandate of the Nigerian Bar Association within and outside the Eastern Region of Nigeria. I admire your courage, resilience in and unreserved dedication to the NBA. Hence, I urge you to please continue in your spirit of togetherness and commitment to the development of the Eastern Bar and the entire Nigerian Bar at large. As you all gather to deliberate in yet another meeting, I wish you fruitful deliberations and pray that impactful and curative resolutions stem out of your discussions. Please be assured of my loyalty and support. Thank you and God bless.
GOODWILL MESSAGE TO NBA OWERRI BRANCH
Fellow Colleagues, Members, Executives of the NBA-Owerri Branch, I wholeheartedly felicitate with you on the occasion of the commissioning of H.R.H. EZE B.S.C. Nzenwa Exco Chambers in the Bar Centre, the launching of the NBA-Owerri New Website and unveiling of the photo gallery of all past Chairmen of NBA-Owerri scheduled to hold on Thursday, 10th February, 2022. I profusely appreciate the membership of NBA-Owerri for accepting me as one of you. I am truly honoured. The NBA-Owerri Branch has always heralded insightful contributions to the Eastern Bar Forum, Nigerian Bar and legal profession through her offering of selfless support. This dedication to duty has positively influenced the personal lives and career of all members. I commend your professionalism and steadfast support and urge you to continue making laudable landmarks in the Nigerian Bar, legal profession and society at large.
I wish you an enjoyable evening as you convene to celebrate the great accomplishments of the branch and commemorate the good leadership of the Past Chairmen of the Branch. I pray that God continues to bring the aspirations of this noble association to fruition. Please be assured of my continual commitment and support.
GOODWILL MESSAGE TO NIGERIAN ASSOCIATION OF LAW TEACHERS
I felicitate with the Nigerian Association of Law Teachers on this glorious occasion of her 53rd Annual Conference tentatively scheduled to hold from Tuesday, 8th February, 2022 to Thursday, 10th February, 2022. The Nigerian Association of Law Teachers has always been a citadel of scholarship and learning in diverse areas of legal jurisprudence and the development of moral and civic character of all persons who pass through her portals. Undoubtedly, the institution has contributed immensely to the development of the legal profession Nigeria. I must also commend the thematic subjects you have chosen for this years’ annual conference. I consider them topical issues which touch us all, as Lawyers, Academicians and members of the society. It is an honour for me to be part of this epoch-making event as the Nigerian Association of Law Teachers marks her 53rd Annual Conference. I believe this occasion will elicit aspirations towards making laudable landmarks in the legal profession and Nigeria at large. I commend your professionalism and steadfast support and urge you to continue making laudable landmarks in the Nigerian Bar, legal profession and society at large. Please be assured of my continual support and loyalty.
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