Benin Monarch Congratulates New NBA President

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Oba Ewuare II

Adibe Emenyonu in Benin City

The Oba of Benin, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II, has congratulated the newly elected President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr. Olumide Akpata, and prayed for divine direction and wisdom during his term.

A statement signed by the Secretary of the Benin Traditional Council (BTC) Mr. Frank Irabor said: “It is with great joy that the news of Akpata as President-Elect of the Nigerian Bar Association was received in the palace of the Oba of Benin.

“On behalf of His Royal Majesty, Omo N’Oba N’Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo Ewuare II, Oba of Benin, the Benin Traditional Council wishes to congratulate Akpata on this great occasion of his emergence as the incoming President of Nigerian Bar Association.

“His Royal Majesty’s prayer is that God Almighty and the great royal ancestors will guide and grant you wisdom to pilot the affairs of Nigerian Bar Association.”