The Egbe Amofin ni Eko, a conglomerate of lawyers of Yoruba origin practising in Lagos State, has sent a congratulatory message to Olumide Akpata on his being elected as the President of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA.
A statement made available to the press reads:
On behalf of the leadership and members of Egbe Amofin ni Eko, I hereby convey to You our congratulations on your emergence as President-elect of the Nigerian Bar Association.
We are optimistic that your track record of service to the bar, especially as Chairman NBA Section of Business Law, and your promise to take a 24 month sabbatical from law Practice to serve the association, would be brought to bear to take our association — the NBA — to greater heights.
Please accept the assurances of our individdal and collective support for your administration and for our noble mother association.
Otunba Martins Ogunleye