Pedro pledges most engaging law week
THE Solicitor General and permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Justice Lagos State, Lawal Pedro (SAN) has promised that the Ikeja branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) law week will be most impactful and thought provoking.
Pedro who is the Chairman law week planning committee disclosed this while speaking with the newsmen in Lagos announcing the activities of 2015 NBA law week theme: ‘Curtailing the culture of impunity in our national life.’
He said there is the need to start curtailing the culture of impunity in our national life.
According to him, the culture of impunity exist in every segment of our national life. “When someone acts in a wrong manner or unlawfully with impunity, it means that his actions have no consequence.
“The culture of impunity takes several form and creates a climate of insecurity, breeds corruption and lack of development”, he stated.
However, the programme will commence on Sunday May 10, 2015 with a special thanks giving service at the Arch Bishop Vining Memorial Cathedral, Ikeja.
There will be law clinic at Ikeja under bridge,which the public will enjoy free legal service. And there will be memorial lecture of Alao Aka Bashorun at Bar centre, High Court premises, Ikeja.
The annual lecture will take place at the Multi purpose Hall of Radio Lagos, LTV 8 complex of Thursday May 14,2015 at 10am. The event to be chaired by Chief Wole Olanipekun while the Chief Judge of Lagos State will be Special Guest with other dignities.