On Friday, 3 December 2021, the British Nigeria Law Forum (BNLF) hosted a seminar on the topic of the “Current Security Challenges in Nigeria and their Impacts on Voter Apathy”.
As the Vice-Chair of the BNLF, Ololade delivered the welcome address at the well-attended event, which was hosted at the Bolton White Hotel, Abuja, Nigeria. Attendees included members of the BNLF, politicians, Senior Advocates of Nigeria, a delegation from the Nigerian Bar Association, other members of the Nigerian legal profession, members of the international legal and business community, and the media.
The keynote speech was provided by Nigeria’s Minister of Interior, The Honourable Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola and was delivered by his Special Assistant, Mr Ademola Adeyinka.
The seminar was kindly sponsored by J-K Gadzama LLP, Omaplex Law firm, and FCMB Pensions, the pensions arm of one of Nigeria’s significant banks.
The seminar and networking event has been reported and additional information can be found here:
The BNLF is a vibrant professional organisation recognised by leading legal and professional bodies in the UK and Nigeria. The organisation is made up of practising lawyers and students in both jurisdictions, and aims to serve as a vehicle by which lawyers and other interested parties from both jurisdictions can communicate with each other to promote legal ideals as well as foster mutually beneficial relationships, thereby creating business, networking, and educational opportunities for all of its members.