NBA President Constitutes a 23-Member Working Group on AFCFTA [Full List]


The President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr. Yakubu Chonoko Maikyau, OON, SAN has established the NBA Working Group on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). In a notice issued by Mr. Maikyau in this regard, he noted that the establishment is in furtherance of his commitment to continuously explore opportunities for the members of the Association in the area of professional development as well as strengthening legal practice.

According to him, the Working Group is set up to conduct a full assessment of the impacts of AfCFTA on the legal profession and legal practice in Nigeria, identify, develop, and recommend possible legislative interventions, and other practical/implementable short, medium, and long term measures that will prepare members of the legal profession to actively participate in the AfCFTA regime and carry out such other functions that may be assigned by the President or the National Executive Council.

Full list of the 23 member committee

  1. George Etomi – Chairman
  2. Inam Wilson, SAN
  3. Charles Sunday Odenigbo
  4. Charles Luri Bala
  5. Mrs Nfom Usoro
  6. Balkisu Saidu, LLD
  7. Jude J. Odinkonigbo, PhD
  8. Micah Ango
  9. Aisha Ado Abdullahi
  10. Laura Alakija
  11. Ali Dussah Zubairu
  12. Adetutu Oluwaseyi – Secretary
  13. Bosede Giwa-Osagie
  14. Chinaecherem S. Nwaubani
  15. Raphael Terfa Agbanyi
  16. Abayomi Okubote
  17. Terfa Ashwe
  18. Teniola Tayo
  19. Akorede Habeeb Lawal
  20. Mohammed Adelodun
  21. Amala Umeike
  22. Zainab Atoba
  23. Abdulrahman Isa Wasagu

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