President Muhammadu Buhari has sent his congratulations to the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) on the inauguration of its new executive committee led by Mr. Abubakar Balarabe Mahmoud (SAN) at the 2016 Annual General Conference held in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State.
In a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the president also commended the outgoing executive led by Augustine Alegeh (SAN) for the resourceful exchange of ideas, commitment and support for national development.
President Buhari urged the new NBA president to use his vast experience in private practice, and public service, which he garnered over the years, to build on the legacies of his predecessor and contribute to reforms across the country.
As the new executive settles down to work, the statement said Mr. Buhari is looking forward to having a strong and sustainable relationship with the leaders, especially in jointly tackling the challenges currently facing the nation.
He prayed to Almighty God to grant the new NBA executive the wisdom to realize their vision for the association, and the country.