Chartered Institute of arbitrators gets new name
The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Nigeria has changed its name to Nigerian Institute of Chartered Arbitrators.The new name and register trade mark was approved at the institute’s governing and annual general meeting.
According to a statement from its secretariat, the institute stated that the Institute has started operating under the new name.The Institute was founded in 1979 under the leadership of former World Court Judge, Prince Bola Ajibola (SAN) and the body is the first indigenous body of arbitrators in the country.
And it has always being at the forefront of promoting the knowledge and practice of arbitration and other dispute resolution alternatives.The institute has also resolved to continue to provide its members, associates, fellows and other stakeholders with excellent services in the area of arbitration and other forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR).
The statement also indicated that the institute will remain under the distinguished chairmanship of Aare Afe Babalola (SAN), who is the president and chairman of the Governing Council.
The Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Olufunmilayo Atilade, during her visit congratulates the organization on its new stride. She also expressed her appreciation of the institute’s activities and the new identity.