Finally, NBA Withdraws El-Rufai’s Invitation to Their Forthcoming Annual Conference due to many opposition from it’s members.
The Nigeria Bar Association(NBA) has finally withdraws the invitation sent to the Kaduna state Governor, El-Rufai to speak in their forthcoming 60th annual conference.
The National Executive Committee of NBA takes this decision as a result of protest and petitions of about 3000 lawyers against El-Rufai presence in the forthcoming conference.
Many lawyers were reported to have risen against the governor saying he doesn’t fit to address the lawyers.
Mr. Femi Falana(SAN), a popular human right lawyer also joined in speaking against the Governor. He allegedly says that El-Rufai is known for flouting the court orders, which is against the Association aims and objectives.
The NBA conference which takes place annually will commence this year on 26th to 29th of August. The conference due to COVID-19 virus will be done online, in which notable and influential individuals will be present.
Government officials like Professor Yemi Osinbanjo, Olusegun Obasanjo, Femi Gbajamila and others will be speaking during the conference.
9jatoday also gathered that many lawyers including Lagar Tare-otu was alleged to have insisted that they won’t be attending the conference if El-Rufai is present.
Hence, NBA withdraws El-Rufai Invitation!
Check out the tweet from their account suggesting so;