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NBA President Vows To Prosecute Lawyers Found Guilty Of Looting Conference Materials

President of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Mr. Olumide Akpata on Thursday said that any lawyer found complicit in the video of the looting of the conference materials collection centre that went viral, will be prosecuted.

Akpata made this disclosure while addressing the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the association at Eko Atlantic.

“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.”

He explained circumstances surrounding the delay in the distribution of the conference materials to all members at once ascribing it poor quality bags which were rejected.

He said the decision was taken in a bid to give lawyers the best.

“No one said we will not encounter difficulties in life but the hall mark is how quickly do we resolve such difficulties”, he stated.

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