By Dipo Olowookere
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, Rivers State.
In a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, 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 NBA President 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 said he looks 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.