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Ismail Ayomidele Afunso, YLF Ikorodu Chairman, Expresses Gratitude for Successful Maiden Bar and Bench Forum


We thank the Almighty God for the grace and opportunities given to us to host the first ever Bar and Bench Forum Workshop in the history of NBA Lagos State and Nigeria at large.
We return all the moderate success we achieved unto him. My hearty congratulations goes to the entire members of Young Lawyers’ Forum NBA Ikorodu Branch and all the Magistrates within Ikorodu Magisterial District for a spectacularly successful of the first ever Bar and Bench Forum Workshop in the history of whole NBA Lagos State held yesterday at Combine Magistrate & High Court, Ita Elewa Ikorodu,Lagos State.

My special appreciation goes to the performing Chairperson of all the Magistrates in Lagos State Chief Magistrate Adenike Olagbegi-Adelabu and YLF Committee on the Bar and Bench Forum headed by YLF Vice Chairman Favor Whi Esq,they have exhibited uncommon leadership, ability and capacity to mobilise men and materials to achieve desired goals. Definitely, higher duties await them in future either at the Bar or in the larger Society. Honestly,I will become an ingrate if I fail to recognize the Branch Chairman who was present with us from the beginning to the end of the program Asiwaju Idress Kolawole Thany Esq. Your efforts and results have not gone unnoticed and will surely be rewarded at the appropriate time Inshal Lahul Rahmon Sir.

To my highly respected YLF Executives YLF Secretary Ekaete Mbutor Anita Esq, YLF Treasurer Maryam Folashade Afolayan, YLF Welfare Secretary Gladies Akintoye Esq, YLF PRO Chry Ebeh Esq, YLF Financial Secretary Samuel Okeke Esq and YLF Social Director Victoria Emmanuel Esq, I really appreciate you all for the cooperation, support and rallying round for the success of the event and ensuing collective glory. You guys have always reminded me of the saying that “Agbajowo lafi nsoya ati ajeji owo kan kogbe eru de ori “,a single tree cannot make a forest. I have always known you guys to be a true Afenifere.
Thank you all for your kind and guidance always.

To our indefatigable ACR Mrs. Osemudiaonhen Victoria, Community Department, Mr. Lawal Ibrahim,
Sheriff Department Mr. Akeem Akintoye, Record Department,
Tax Department and all the Judiciary staff within Ikorodu Magisterial District, who were worked round the clock to ensure a smooth event, you are highly appreciated.

I commend all the efforts of all our Seniors and most especially my father Barr Nurudeen Ogbara ,Chairman Emeritus NBA Ikorodu,
Moshood Abiola Esq,aka double High Chief (Lagos Branch), Barr Habitat Apena National convener of Bola Hameed Tinubu Lawyers (BAT Lawyers) Ikeja Branch,Elder Olusegun Fabunmi San (Lagos Branch) for their unalloyed contributions towards the success of the event.

To an indispensable and hardworking members of the Branch both my Seniors and YLF members who sacrificed their time for almost three hours for the program,I say a big thanks for all your tireless efforts and sacrifices which yielded great results which has given us bragging rights amongst other 155Branches of NBA Nation wide.

I am not unaware that Chief Judge of Lagos State ,Hon. Justice Kazeem Olanrewaju Alogba and DCR Special Duties, Hon. F.A Azeez are also proud of YLF NBA Ikorodu Branch,most especially (YLF Chairman,Ismail Ayomidele Afunso Esq and his Secretary Ekaete Mbutor Anita, Esq,we are now the envy of other branches within Lagos State and outside. As we were granted approval few days with all the Magistrates actively participated with their physical presence.

I commend the effort of Mr Disu Pagidi, who was the Master of Ceremony he displayed great dexterity and art in officiating the programme and regaled us, You are indeed a great asset to our Branch and legal Profession Sir.

I thank all our resource discussants who gave us intellectual feast yesterday. We are all very proud of you Sir /Ma.

Surely goodness and mercies shall continue to follow us. Amen!

Long live YLF
NBA Ikorodu Branch!

Long live NBA
Ikorodu Branch!

2022 to 2024.

NBA Ikorodu Branch