Programme Of Events: NBA- Asaba Branch Begins Law Week As Delta Gov, Arthur Okowa Ifeanyi, Declares The Event Open

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Asaba Branch of the Nigerian Bar Association starts its 2018 Annual Law Week today. The theme of this year law week is “Innovative Lawyering & Justice Delivery In The 21st Century.”The Venue is NBA House (Bar Centre), NBA Road, off High Court Road, behind the Multidoor CourtHouse, High Court Complex, Okpanam Road, Asaba. The event will hold from Tuesday, 17th to Thursday,19th, April, 2018.This year’s law week has exciting programmes packed for both the bar and the bench which set to commence at 9:00am The Governor of Delta State, His Excellency Arthur Okowa Ifeanyi will declare the 2018 Annual Law week open A novelty football match between Team NBA ASABA and Team NBA Onitsha will hold on Tuesday 17th at 4pmPROGRAMME OF EVENTS DAY 1 – Tuesday 19/4/2018 7.30am – 8.30am: Arrival and RegistrationOPENING CEREMONY 9.00am –Arrival of His Excellency, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, Governor, Delta State of Nigeria 9.00am – 9.05am – Opening Prayer/National Anthem 9.05am – 9.10am – Chairman’s Opening Remarks: Hon. Justice Marshal Umukoro, Chief Judge of Delta State 9.9am – 9.15am – Opening Address by: C. F. Ebu, Esq, Chairman, NBA Asaba branch. 9.15am – 9.20am – Welcome Address by: H.C. Oseyenim, Esq, Chairman, NBA Asaba 2018 Law Week Committee 9.20am – 9.35am – Goodwill Messages: by our Special Guests of Honour 9.35am – 10.05am – Keynote Address: “Innovative Lawyering & Justice Delivery in the 21st Century” by: Mr. Seni Adio, SAN, Vice-Chairman, NBA Section on Business Law 10.05am – 10.15am – Inauguration Address by the Distinguished Guest of Honour, H.E. Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, Governor, Delta State of Nigeria. 10.15am – 10.20am – Vote of Thanks by: Precious Nwadimuya, Esq., Secretary, NBA Asaba 2018 Law Week Committee 10.20am – 10.25am – National Anthem and Photo Sessions 10.25am – 10.30am – His Excellency, the Governor departs. 11.30am – 12.00noon – LUNCH BREAK1st PLENARY SESSION 12:00noon – 3.00pm – BUILDING A STRONGER JUDICIARY THROUGH ADEQUATE BUDGETARY PROVISIONS. CHAIRMAN OF SESSION: Hon. Justice Samuel C. Oseji, JCA, Court of Appeal, Benin Division 12.00 – 1.00pm – Presentation by LEAD SPEAKER: Prof. Adedeji Adekunle, SAN, D.G., Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies 1.00pm – 2.00pm – Intervention by Panel of Discussants: 1. Hon. Peter Mrakpor, AG/CJ, Delta State. 2. Hon. (Alaowei) Tonye Timi, PhD, Member, DTHA 3. Hon. Justice K.O. Okpu, Judge, High Court, Ogwashi-Uku 2.00pm – 2.40pm – Questions & Answers/General Discussions 2.40pm – 3.00pm – Wrap-up/Vote of Thanks/AnnouncementsDAY 2 – Wednesday 18/4/2018. 2ND PLENARY SESSION 9:00am – 12.00noon -IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ADMINISTRATION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE LAW OF DELTA STATE 2017: PROSPECTS & CHALLENGES. CHAIRMAN OF SESSION: Hon. Justice T.O. Diai, Judge, High Court 2, Asaba 9.00am – 10.00am – Presentation by LEAD SPEAKER: Arthur Obi-Okafor, SAN, Chairman, NBA Criminal Justice Reform Committee 10.00am – 11.00am – Intervention by Panel of Discussants: 1. Ikeazor Akaraiwe, Esq., Former 1st Vice-President, Nigerian Bar Association 2. Hon. Justice Azinge, Judge, High Court 4, Asaba 3. Hon. Justice G.B. Briki-Okolosi, Judge, High Court, Ozoro 11.00am – 11.40pm – Questions & Answers/General Discussions 11.40pm – 12.00noon – Wrap-up/Vote of Thanks/Announcements 12.00noon – 12.30pm – TEA BREAK 3ND PLENARY SESSION 12:30pm- 3.30pm – MODERN DAY LAW PRACTICE: PUPILAGE & PARTNERSHIP CHAIRMAN OF SESSION: Hon. Justice G.B. Briki-Okolosi, Judge, High Court, Ozoro 12.30pm – 1.30pm – Presentation by the Lead Speaker: Chief Anthony Idigbe, SAN, Chairman, Legal Practitioners Reform Committee 1.30pm – 2.30pm – Intervention by the Discussants: 1. Charles A. Ajuyah, SAN, Partner, Thompson Okpoko & Partners, Former Attorney General, Delta State 2. Mazi Afam Osigwe, Former General Secretary, NBA 3. Mr. Martins Aikpokpo, Former Chairman, NBA Warri Branch 2.30pm – 3.10pm – Questions & Answers/General Discussions 3.10pm – 3.30pm – Wrap-up/Vote of Thanks/AnnouncementsDAY 3 – Thursday 19/4/18 SHOWCASE SESSION 9.00am – 11.30am – DELTA STATE MULTIDOOR COURT SHOWCASE SESSION “AN X-RAY OF THE CJN’s STATEMENT ON THE NEED FOR LAWYERS TO EMBRACE ADR: THE MULTIDOOR COURTHOUSE PERSPECTIVE”Panel Discussion by: 1. Julia Utulu (Mrs), DG, DSMDC 2. Mr. V.A.A.A. Ojaide, Chartered Mediator 3. Mr. Favour Ebbah, Chartered Mediator/Arbitrator 4. Mr. Tony Keyamo, Dispute Resolution Officer, DSMDC 5. Mrs. Ozah Nwamaka Stella Dispute Resolution Officer DSMDC 11.30am – 12noon – Press Conference/Law Week Communique 6.00pm – 9.00pm – DINNER AND AWARDS NIGHT Venue: Orchid Hotel, DBS Road, Asaba CHAIRMAN: Hon. Justice J.O. Bada, JCA, Presiding Judge, Court of Appeal, Benin Division DINNER Talk by: Dr. (Mrs.) Valerie-Janette Ogonna Azinge, SAN
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