We’ll Prosecute Lawyers For Looting Conference Venue, Materials – NBA

President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Olumide Akpata has said that any lawyer found complicit in the looting of the conference materials collection centre that went viral will be prosecuted.

“I hereby assure the generality of Nigerian legal practitioners that any lawyer found complicit in vandalisation of conference booths, theft of phones, assault on officials will be prosecuted,” he declared.

Akpata stated this on Thursday while addressing the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the association in Lagos.

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He explained circumstances surrounding the delay in the distribution of the conference materials, ascribing it poor quality bags which were rejected.

He said the decision was taken to give lawyers the best.

“No one said we will not encounter difficulties in life but the hallmark is how quickly we resolve such difficulties,” he stated

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