The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Awka branch is inviting the general public, most especially members of the Legal Profession set her 25th Annual Law Week.
The event which is slated for 13th to 16th May 2021, promises to be different as dignitaries and programs have been lined up for the benefit of participants.
Among dignitaries set to grace this year’s Law week are: His Excellency Chief (DR) Willie Obiano the Executive Governor of Anambra State and Mr. Olumide Apkata, Chief Judge of Anambra State, Justice O.M Anyachebelu, as Chief Guest of Honour, Chief Mike Ozokhome SAN as Keynote Speaker and the Chairman Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) as Special guest of Honour,
According to the statement made available to newsmen by the Chairman 2021 Law Week Planning Committee, K.O. Nwanna Esq., this year’s Law week is themed: Legal Profession In A Lawless Society: Rediscovering Law As A Tool For Social Change.
He said this year’s Law Week would witness a set of professional activities ranging from the Lunching of Awka Capital Journal (ACBJ) Vol. 2, Symposia, Law Dinner, and Lawn Tennis competition.
“The Law Week would be graciously end by a thanksgiving service on Sunday,” he added.
The Programme of Activities as released by the Chairman of the planning committee are:
THURSDAY, 13th MAY, 2021
OPENING CEREMONY 9:00-11:45AM
The Legal Profession In A Lawless Society Rediscovering Law As A Tool For Social Change
Time: 12:00PM – 1:00PM
Keynote Speaker: Chief Mike Ozokhome SAN
Chairman of Session: Hon. Justice Pete C. Obiorah
Discussants: C.U. Mmuozobia Esq.
Insecurity In The Face of Law: Time For Paradigm Shift Towards State Police And Relaxed-Regulation Of Arms Ownership In Nigeria
Time: 2:00 – 3:00PM
Chairman of Session: Hon. Justice Chudi Nwankwo
Speaker: Mr. Peter Obi (CON)
Discussant: Professor U.U Chukwumaeza (SAN)
Unlawful Interferences By Executive And Legislative Stakeholders In The Judiciary Processes And Procedure: The Need For A New Wave Of Judicial Activism In Nigeria
Time: 3:00 – 4:00PM
Chairman of Session: Hon Justice John Targeme (Ph.D.)
Speaker: Professor Omari Omaka (SAN)
Discussant: Mazi Afam Osigwe (SAN)
FRIDAY 14TH MAY 2021 DAY TWO
Executive Lawlessness In Nigeria’s Pseudo-Federalist Geo-Polity: Shouldn’t Nigeria Restructure Her Structure
Time: 10:00 – 12:00 NOON
Chairman of Session: Hon Justice D.C. Maduechesi
Speaker: Sen. Enyinnaya Abaribe
Discussant: Monday Ubani Esq.
SATURDAY 15TH MAY 2021
Lawn Tennis Competition at the Bar Center
Venue: Marble Arch Hotel Awka
SUNDAY, 16TH MAY 2021
Venue: St. Patrick Cathedral, Awka