President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, felicitated with the Nigerian Bar Association on the successful conclusion of its elections that saw the emergence of Mr Yakubu Maikyau, SAN, as the 31st President of the legal body.
The President’s congratulatory letter is contained in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, titled, ‘President Buhari congratulates NBA President, Yakubu Chonoko Maikyau.’
According to him, “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.