The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Lagos branch has said it would engage Lagos state government on the controversial land use charge, taxation, land documentation and other topical issues in its law week programme scheduled to commence May 5, 2018.
In a pre-event briefing by the conference planning committee presided over by the chairman of the branch, Chukwuka Ikwuazom, alternate chairman, Kennedy Ahia and chairman of the law week planning committee, Mr. Tola Oshobi (SAN), the premier branch said the weeklong event would be very exciting, educative and entertaining as a result of the rich programmes and faculties that would share ideas with members.
According to Oshobi, the law week, with the theme: “Human Capital and the Legal Services in the 21st Century”, commences on May 5, with a health walk that would start from 6 am at the Lagos high court and terminate at the Falomo roundabout. “It is not arguable that a healthy man inhabits a healthy body. Our lawyers need to be as healthy to be able to do their work,” he said.
His words: “The event would also feature a prison visit to Ikoyi and Kirikiri. During this visit, we will take all kinds of gifts to the inmates. We need to see what is going on and what issues some of them may have and if they need any representations, we will do so. We will also have a health check in the foyer of the Lagos high court for our members.
“In addition, we are making arrangements with the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) to have ongoing national identity card registration at the foyer of the Lagos high court in order to make it easy for our members to register and have their identity cards. Read more<<<<<