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African Bar appoints interim executive committee


The outgoing President of the African Bar Association (AFBA), Mr. Charles Idehen has appointed a new Executive Committee to pilot the affairs of the association. 

    A statement signed by Idehen reads: “Arising from the meeting of concerned lawyers of the African Regional Forum of the International Bar Association (IBA) on the continued docility of AFBA and the several meetings held to effect its resuscitation, a steering committee was formed in September 2014 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, during the IBA Regional meeting. 

    “The steering committee later submitted its report to me and after due consultation with stakeholders and leaders of AFBA, I constituted the interim Executive Committee to pilot the affairs of the association till its next conference. It is necessary to refresh the essence of AFBA in the consciousness of every lawyer in Africa and around the world.”

     Members of the interim Executive Committee are Mr. Hannibal Uwaifo, president (Nigeria); Dev Eriah, Vice-President (Mauritus); Mrs Flaviana Charles, General Secretary (Tanzania); Nyamordi Ochieng-Nyamogo, Director of Protocol and Publicity (Kenya); 

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