Speaker Dogara emerges Distinguished Life Member of African Bar Association

Lawan Hamidu

The Speaker of the Nigerian House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, has been decorated as a distinguished life member of the Council of African Bar Association, ABA.

President of the Association who is also a Legal Practitioner at the National Assembly,  Mr Hannibal Uwaifo, while decorating the Speaker said his invitation to be a member of the Council of the professional African legal body was a result of his contributions towards lawmaking and nation building.

Accepting the membership, Speaker Dogara reiterated his commitment to supporting the body to make meaningful impact on the continent of Africa.

He said, “I want to thank you for judging me worthy to be made lifetime member of Council of this association. Responsibility comes with expectations and I will render support to ensure that our brothers at the helm of affairs make an impact.”

He also gave assurance that he will ensure that members of the Legislative Lawyers Association of which he is President will attend the forthcoming ABA Conference in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Southern Nigeria.

ABA is a body comprising of Lawyers in Africa which provides a voice for the legal profession in Africa for the betterment of the continent.