The pioneer Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Section on Public Interest and Development Law (NBA-SPIDEL), Chief Joe-Kyari Gadzama (SAN), has commended Egbe Amofin O’odua for showing ‘an unwavering commitment to the protection and welfare of your members.’
In his goodwill message to felicitate with the association of Yoruba lawyers, Gadzama who is also the Chairman of the Mentoring Committee of the Body of Benchers for Young Lawyers, noted that the group’s unity is exemplary and encouraged them to keep it up.
“As an association, you have relentlessly displayed an unwavering commitment to the protection and welfare of your members. Your ardent corporation and unity as a body are indeed exemplary and I encourage you to keep it up.
“I urge you all to participate effectively, cross-fertilise ideas whilst addressing issues that affect your distinguished members by contributing your quota to the promotion and development of your association and the legal practice,” he charged.
Meanwhile, Gadzama has received Sir Ahmadu Bello Sardauna Sokoto Platinum Leadership Award from the Northern Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN).
The award was in recognition of his immense contribution towards purposeful leadership and youth development.
NYCN stated that the learned silk has distinguished himself as a philanthropist and a legal practitioner dedicated to the advancement of legal profession.
He was also recognised for his selfless service.
Council also awarded Gadzama with the Medal of Honour as “Jarman Matassan Arewa (Icon and Cynosure of Judicial Transformation).