President Muhammadu Buhari and his Ghanaian counterpart, Nana Akufo-Addo, will speak at the proposed Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Annual General Conference (AGC).
The programme, which will hold August 26-30 in Abuja, will have as its theme: ‘Transition, Transformation and Sustainable Institutions’ with President Akufo-Addo as keynote speaker.
The 58th conference will have five sub-themes which include Political Transition and Governance; Rule of Law & Security; Sustainable Economic Development; Technological Disruptions; and Diversity and Inclusion.
The stakeholders will examine the theme of ensuring peaceful and successful transitions, drawing references from Africa, the Americas, Asia and Europe.
Meanwhile, president of the NBA, Abubakar Mahmoud (SAN), has sought the cooperation of Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima towards a successful hosting of the AGC.
He recalled that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo attended the event last year and had an interview with CNN, adding that sessions were also televised on a dedicated DSTV channel.
He further stated that the NBA has partnered with the British-Nigeria Law Forum (BNLF), the Bar Council of England and Wales, the American Bar Association (ABA) and other bar associations from across the continent and they have offered to provide technical support to the conference planning.