Mid West Bar Forum General Meeting Held In Benin City

The General Meeting of the Midwest Bar Forum under the leadership of the Chairman Prof. N.A Inegbedion(PhD) was held in Benin City on the 18/06/2020 at the Vichi Gates Hotels and Suites, Ihama Road, GRA, Benin City, Edo State. The meeting was attended by three Past Chairmen of the Benin Branch, Solomon Odiase,Esq, Chief Razak Isenalumeh and T.O.Ojeikhoa.
Mr. Patrick Oganwu(Past Chairman of the Forum and former Chairman of Warri Branch),Michael .A. Asugo( past chairman of Warri Branch), Ben Oji, Esq( Past 3rd VP and also past chairman of Warri Branch) Prof. O.G Izevbuwa(Dean Faculty of Law, Igbinedion University, Okada & President Otu Omugui) and Prof. J. O. Odion,Faculty of Law,((Uniben).Also at the meeting were the branch Chairmen of Warri, Udu, Oleh, Ekpoma, Auchi and Ogwashi-Uku and members across the zone.
Also in attendance were the incoming Chairmen of Warri and Ogwashi-Uku branches respectively.
Chiefs T. J. O. Okpoko SAN and Albert Akpomudje, SAN who were unavoidably absent sent Apologies and their Goodwill.

Goodwill messages were received from some members vying for National offices of the NBA across the country also several candidates in the forthcoming NBA national elections were in attendance

In his opening remark the Chairman, Prof. N.A Inegbedion (PhD), welcomed members to the meeting and informed members of the working visits he made to some Branches within the Forum in order to be appraised of their challenges. The visits also enabled him to exchange ideas with the leaders of the Forum.
The meeting deliberated on the forthcoming national officers elections of the NBA and evaluated the qualities of the cleared candidates. The meeting noted the enormous gains recorded by the Olu Akpata Presidency and resolved to support any of the already identified candidates that will consolidate on the gains of that administration.
The meeting noted with satisfaction the pedigree and friendly disposition of some of the candidates to the Forum over the years and resolved to take this into serious consideration during the period of the election.

The meeting observed that some of the Branches were in the process of conducting their elections in the month of June and congratulated the outgoing chairmen and their Excos on their successful tenure and appreciated them for their immense cooperation with the Forum. The meeting hoped to receive the same cooperation from the in-coming executive.

The meeting acknowledged the over all leadership of the forum by Chief T.J Onomigbo Okpoko OON (SAN)(FCIARB) and deeply appreciated his guidance of the Forum.

H.O.BAZUAYE, Esq(Midwesterner)
Publicity Secretary Midwest Bar Forum
For: Chairman ; Prof N.A Inegbedion(PhD)

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