The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has congratulated the new President of the Nigeria Bar Association, Mr Yakubu Maikyau.
Buhari, in a statement by his spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, on Monday in Abuja, congratulated the legal luminary for emerging the 31st President of the association.
Adesina said, “The President congratulates the legal luminary for emerging the 31st President of the highly revered association, which has over the years played a major role in democratic and economic development of the country, with advocacy, counselling and partnership with governments.
“The President salutes the outgoing President of the NBA, Olumide Akpata, and all the national leaders who took the association to a higher level, particularly with building new partnerships and integration of technology.”
He expressed his readiness for a healthy working relationship with the new national leaders of the NBA, believing the noble and patriotic antecedents of the legal body will be upheld, and further projected to the world.