As the 2023 Nigerian Bar Association, Lagos Branch election approaches, there has been endorsements from top legal practitioners for Emuobonuvie Majemite, the leading candidate for the post of Secretary.
Chief Gbola Akinola SAN, C.Arb, Branch Chair Ciarb Nigeria, vouched for Majemite’s competence and capacity and believes that he would bring his organisational and interpersonal skills to bear at the Branch’s Secretariat.
The renowned Arbitrator has this to say:
“Mr Emuobonuvie Majemite is the incumbent Chairman of the Steering Committee of the Young Members Group of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK (Nigeria Branch). In this capacity, he has coordinated a number of knowledge-building programs for young arbitration and ADR practitioners. I can vouch for his competence and capacity and I believe he will bring his organisational and interpersonal skills to bear at the secretariat of the Premier Bar. I commend and endorse Mr Majemite for Secretary of the Lagos Branch, Nigerian Bar Association.”
Fola Alade Esq., Principal Partner, FOTEFA PARTNERS LP, described Majemite as a real gentle man who is knowledgeable and someone who can bring innovative service to the bar. According to him, “Majemite is a real gentleman, very knowledgeable and a core professional. He is also extremely intelligent and compassionate. Going through his manifesto, he is my preferred candidate for the position of Secretary as I believe he would bring an innovative service to the bar. Without hesitation, I give Majemite my highest recommendation.”
According to Tolulope Aderemi Esq, Partner, Perchstone and Graeys, Majemite is someone who has capacity and squarely fits the position.
In his words:
“The Lagos Branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), otherwise known as ‘the Premier Bar’, is primus inter pares. The office of the Scribe must therefore be occupied by a quintessential legal practitioner and administrator. I believe Emuobonuvie Majemite squarely fits this role and should be given the opportunity to serve as Secretary of the Premier Branch. I hereby endorse him.”