Fintiri Urges NBA Members  To Maintain Professionalism 

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By; TINA PHINEAS,  Yola

The  Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has been urged to maintain high level of  professionalism  and adhere to the  ethical standards of the noble profession.

Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa state made the call, while declaring open the Emergency National Executive (NEC) meeting of the association in Yola.

FIntiri said  the judiciary, is the last hope of a common man, stressing the need to sustain people’ confidence.

“I urge you to help in sustaining the confidence in the judiciary as the last hope of a common man.

“Let justice be done and let justice be seen to be done”, the governor stated.

FIntiri, who was represented by the state Deputy Governor, Professor Kaletapwa Farauta, said government is committed to changing the narrative of the state.

According to her,  government has provided modern infrastructural facilities which are the much sought-after  dividends of democracy to the people.

Earlier, NBA  president, Yakubu Maikyau SAN,  praised the infrastructural development of the state.

Maikyau said, as lawyers they give guidance and protection to the people and government.

He therefore, urged government not to take decision  without considering the constitution provisions and implications..

“Government should not do something they feel good about it, they should check if law permit them.

Maikyau stated that the emergency NEC meeting of NBA is related to the conduct of election of the association which is slated in July, where new national officers are expected to emerge, ahead of national conference in August this year.

He thanked the state Chief Judge for good leadership and  reforms in the judiciary, which brings justices to the door step of the common man.

While speaking at the occasion, the state Chief Judge, Justice Hapsat Abdulrahaman urged the participants to take decisions that, would enhance relevance of the bar.

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