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NBA’ll Prosecute Lawyers For Theft, Vandalism Of Conference Centre – Akpata

LAGOS – The outgoing Presdent of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr. Olumide Akpata has said that any lawyer found complicit in vandalisation of the conference booths, theft of phones and assault on officials will be prosecuted.

Akpata stated this on Thursday, August 25, 2022 during the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the NBA holding at the Eko Atlantic City, Lagos.

It was scooped that some aggrieved lawyers who did not get their conference materials on time had stormed the collection centre and looted the booth.

Explaining the circumstances surrounding delay in the distribution, Akpata disclosed that all was in a bid to give lawyers the best conference experience.

His words: “No one said we will not encounter difficulties in life, but the hallmark is how quickly do we resolve such difficulties.

“I hereby assured 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.”

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