PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) on the inauguration of its new executive led by Mr. Abubakar Balarabe Mahmoud (SAN) at the 2016 Annual General Conference held in Port-Harcourt.
According to a statement issued by the Special Adviser to the president on media and publicity, Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Friday, the President commended the outgoing executive led by Augustine Alegeh for the resourceful exchange of ideas, commitment and support for national development.
He urged the new President of the NBA to use his vast experience in private practice, and public service, garnered over the years to build on the legacies of his predecessor, and contribute to reforms across the country.
As the new executive settles down to work, the President looked forward to having a strong and sustainable relationship with the leaders, especially in jointly tackling the challenges currently facing the nation.
He prayed that the almighty God will grant the new NBA executive the wisdom to realize their vision for the association, and the country.