Governor of Delta State Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has congratulated the newly elected President of the Nigeria Bar Association Mr. Olumide Akpata on his election.
In message to Mr Akpata, on Friday, Gov Okowa said as a dedicated lawyer, he was convinced that the new NBA President has what it takes to effectively steer the affairs of the bar in the years ahead.
“I congratulate my friend and brother, Barrister Olumide Akpata, on his emergence as the next President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA). Over the years, Barrister Akpata has worked to strengthen the legal profession and empower a new generation of Nigerian lawyers,” the governor said.
Okowa urged lawyers in the country to support their new president to achieve the set objectives of the legal profession in the country.
“As he prepares to steer the affairs of the NBA. it is my fervent hope that lawyers across Nigeria work with the new leadership of the NBA and Barrister Akpata to provide more efficient and effective access to justice for all Nigerians”.