April 8, 2021 In Press Release

NBA – YLF SETS UP COMMITTEE ON CAPACITY BUILDING, REQUESTS INPUTS FROM YOUNG LAWYERS ON NEW INITIATIVES


The Nigerian Bar Association Young Lawyers Forum (“NBA-YLF”) has set up a Committee on Capacity Building (the “Committee”) tasked with organising webinars and seminars on key subject areas within the legal profession. The Committee will also liaise with various stakeholders in connection with the various capacity building and mentorship initiatives.
The Committee will be led by Ms. Eyitene Iwere, a dual-qualified young lawyer who is committed to ensuring that young lawyers have access to the knowledge, skills and resources they require to thrive in the evolving global legal services industry. The full list of members of the Committee is set out below:

  1. Eyitene Iwere – Chairperson
  2. Hussaini Hussaini – Vice Chairperson
  3. Tobenna Igweonu – Secretary
  4. Daphne Ekpe – Member
  5. John Sunday – Member
  6. Antiagbon Akpan – Member
  7. Vivian Ezepue – Member
  8. Abba Sheikh D. Keffi – Member
  9. Ayomide Israel Atoki – Member
  10. Rahila Dauda – Member
    To enable the Committee deliver effectively on its mandate and particularly with respect to certain opportunities being assessed by the Committee, the NBA-YLF invites all young lawyers to take a survey accessible via the link hereafter provided: https://forms.gle/K2Nz6QaqnqKbRstn8. These opportunities relate to the prospect of access to a global repository of commercial law resources, workstations and various trainings for young lawyers establishing their own practices.
    For further inquiries, recommendations and sponsorship of the Committee’s activities, kindly send an ameil to nbaylf@nigerianbar.org.ng.

Yours faithfully,

Tobi Adebowale
Chairman, NBA – YLF