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At 61 Confab: NBA Tasks Members on Mental Healthcare


The National President, Nigerian Bar Association NBA has urged Lawyers to utilize this year’s theme of their annual conference as a motivating factor towards enhancing their health status in view of nature of the job.

Mr. Olumide Akpata disclosed this while addressing Members of the Bar before commencement of the Health Walk.

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He maintained that Lawyers require exercise to improve their mental health.

Yakubu Maikyau SAN standing with other Senior member of the Bar during 9km Health Walk

The 9km walk started from Real Madrid Football Academy, and ended at Yakubu Gowon Stadium, Portharcourt.

Justice Watch News Gathered that Senior Members of Bar in attended the Walk including: President, Olumide Akpata, Yakubu Maikyau SAN, Mrs Mia Essein SAN, Joe Kyari Gadzama, Mr. Victor Frank-Briggs.

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In football Competition, one of the key activity at the Conference, Kano Bar Team emerged winner in their encounter with Makurdi Bar Team.

Group Picture of Kano Bar Team. Standing from the left is Mr. MA Lawan, Attorney General Kano State, who is also the Captain  of the team

The Match ended 1- 0 in favour of Kano Bar, courtesy of Yakubu Dodo.

Other matches including Host Team, Portharcourt Bar, versus Abuja Bar, which ended goalless.

Justice Watch News recalls that the Theme of this year’s Conference is ‘ Taking the Lead’.


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