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Hannibal Uwaifo

President of The African Bar Association

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The Former President of Nigeria to attend the 2021 Annual Conference

The African Bar Association yesterday met with Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan to brief him about the activities of the Association and invite him to the 2021 annual conference holding in Niamey Niger Republic 14-18 June 2021. The Former President accepted the invitation.

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2021 Annual Conference

The African Bar Association (AFBA), will be having her 2021 annual conference on the 28th of February - 5th of march 2021 in Niamey. The theme for this conference is "Setting an Agenda for transformative change in Africa".

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The AFBA is committed to the following objectives:
-To strengthen professional links between members of the legal profession in Africa...

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The Association seeks amongst other objectives to foster the exchange of opinions and experiences among members, formulation of policies that would better reposition the continent’s socio-economic and political development and advancement with the law as the bedrock for these developments, and lastly breaking new legal frontiers. The Association brings together the five African sub-regional Lawyers, their respective National Associations spread over the AFBA continent.
The AFBA organizational structure consists of a 64 member Governing Council called the African Bar Council and the Executive Committee. These two arms form the highest decision making organs of the Association.

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Our History

Established in 1971 as a professional body uniting individual lawyers and national legal associations in Africa, the African Bar Association (AFBA) was designed to be a federation of national legal associations, corporate and unincorporated legal entities and individual lawyers.

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Becoming a member with AFBA comes with great opportunities from access to conferences, to creating unparalleled international networking and long-lasting friendships. Attending the AFBA conference is a great way of meeting your professional development requirement and improving in your chosen area of specialization. Also, you have opportunities to discuss hot topics and keep up-to-date with the latest developments – while earning your quota of GPD, CLE points.

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