The President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr. Olumide Akpata will on Friday unveil the new NBA Section on Public Interest and Development Law (SPIDEL) office in Abuja.
Donated by the pioneer Chairman of NBA-SPIDEL, Chief Joe-Kyari Gadzama SAN, the office is located at the J-K Gadzama Court, Damaturu Crescent, Abuja.
According to a statement by the Publicity Secretary of NBA-SPIDEL, Mr. Godfrey Echeho made available to CITY LAWYER, the event will kick-off at 12 noon. The statement noted that NBA-SPIDEL Chairman, Dr. Monday Ubani eulogized Gadzama for the gesture, describing it as “an exemplary demonstration of your commitment to the public interest.”
Ubani reaffirmed the commitment of NBA-SPIDEL to the public good, adding that the Section “will continue to be at the fore-front in fighting for justice and the development of law in Nigeria.”
He noted that among the dignitaries expected at the epoch-making event is the immediate past Chairman of NBA-SPIDEL, Prof. Paul Ananaba SAN.
Meanwhile, Gadzama has felicitated with teachers on the occasion of World Teachers’ Day.
Noting that he not only trained as a teacher but taught for some years before venturing into the legal profession, the respected chartered arbitrator said: “The influence of a teacher extends well beyond the classroom, and into the future. You have brightened our lives with so much knowledge and propelled us to greater heights. We can never thank you enough for your dedication, wisdom and utmost sense of responsibility.
“We can only continue to appreciate you all, as teachers, mentors, molders and shapers of great persons and future. The society at large owes great appreciation to you all for such dedication to molding people by impacting them with the requisite knowledge as well as skills to sail through life.”