Emergency meeting: Yola NBA chair welcomes nat’l president to Adamawa

Banner of NBA emergency meeting in Yola.
Banner of NBA emergency meeting in Yola.
Emergency meeting: Yola NBA chair welcomes nat’l president to Adamawa

Ahead of its emergency meeting taking place in Yola, the capital of Adamawa State, the chairman Yola branch of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Hassan Maidawa has expressed profound appreciation to the national president of the association, Y.C Maikyau, SAN members of the National Executive Committee of the NBA and the distinguished members of NEC for organizing the emergency meeting in Yola.

A Press statement signed by the image maker of NBA Yola branch, Promise Rini-Ose Ajumebor Esq and made available to newsmen Friday noted that, the meeting is scheduled to take place on Saturday, 20th April 2024, at the American University of Nigeria (AUN) Club Hall, commencing at 10:00am.


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“The Nigerian Bar Association, Yola Branch, under the guidance of its Chairman, Mr. Hassan Garba Maidawa, is thrilled to extend a warm welcome to the NBA President, Y.C. Maikyau SAN, members of the National Executive Committee of the NBA and the distinguished members of NEC, as they convene for an emergency meeting in the beautiful city of Yola, Adamawa State.

“This esteemed gathering of legal practitioners and distinguished members of NEC is an exciting occasion for the Yola Branch. We are honored to host such esteemed personalities as they convene to discuss matters crucial to the nation’s legal landscape. The NBA President’s decision to bring this meeting to Yola is reflective of the importance and potential our city holds.

“In the spirit of camaraderie and hospitality, the Chief Judge of Adamawa State, Hon. Justice Hafsat Abdulrahman, has graciously organized a Welcome cocktail for all attending members. This offers a unique opportunity for networking and socializing in a relaxed setting, creating an atmosphere of warm welcome and congeniality. This event is set to take place Friday 19th April, 2024. by 6:00pm at the High Court premises Yola. The local organising committee for this meeting, are available at the Airport to chauffeur members to their hotels and to the venue of cocktail and back to their hotels. For enquiries please reach the NBA Chairman Mr. Hassan G. Maidawa on 07037436466.

“The City of Yola, nestled on the banks of the majestic Benue River, is famed for its picturesque landscapes, rich history, and vibrant culture. As the meeting concludes, we urge all attendees to take some time to explore the beauty that surrounds us. From the Ngurore Waterfall’s cascading magnificence to the intriguing Yola Museum and the bustling Jimeta Modern Market, there is so much to discover. Let the charm of our city captivate and inspire you.

“For those interested in history and culture, our exploration can begin at the Lamido’s Palace, which offers a glimpse into the traditional rulership of the Adamawa Emirate. Furthermore, a visit to the Yola Museum will enlighten us about the rich heritage and traditions of this region.

“We cannot miss the chance to indulge in the vibrant local arts and crafts scene. The Jimeta Modern Market awaits, where we can find a treasure trove of traditional handicrafts, fabrics, and livestock, reflecting the local way of life. Let us support the local artisans and take a piece of Yola’s artistry back home.

“And of course, let us not forget the culinary delights that await us in Yola. The city boasts a plethora of traditional delicacies that will tantalize our taste buds and add an extra flair to our visit.

“Exploring the city of Yola will not only provide us with an opportunity for relaxation and rejuvenation but also foster a deeper connection with the people and culture that make this region unique. Interacting with the locals and witnessing their resilience in the face of challenges will undoubtedly inspire us as we deliberate on matters of national importance.

“The NBA Yola Branch would like to express deep appreciation to the Government of Adamawa State led by His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, the A.T.M Governor, for their generous sponsorship of this event, showcasing their commitment to the growth of legal excellence within our state and country. Additionally, we extend our gratitude to the NBA President, Y.C. Maikyau SAN, for his valuable support and for selecting Yola as the venue for this important meeting.

“On behalf of the members of the Executive Committee of the Branch, the LOC and members of the NBA Yola Branch, we extend our best wishes to all members of NEC and Observers, for a productive and successful gathering. May your deliberations be marked by shared wisdom, insights, and meaningful collaboration for the betterment of our legal profession and the nation at large,” the statement said.


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