NBA Conference: Falana Disclose why El-Rufai’s Name Must be Removed from Speakers List

NBA Conference: Falana Disclose why El-Rufai's Name Must be Removed from Speakers List

The ongoing tussle within the Nigeria Bar Association as to the inclusion of Nasir El-Rufai in the list of guess speakers is becoming clearing as Mr. Femi Falana (SAN) is disclosed why his(El-Rufai) name must be removed.

According to the legal luminary, Governor Nasir El-Rufai has several records of flaunting court’s order.

This was contained in letter by the Falana and Falana’s Chamber and was particularly signed by Falana himself on Wednesday.


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In the letter, human right activist lawyer perticularly noted the incident of March 13th-14th of 2006 when Nigerian Lawyers boycotted courts nationwide to protest against the disobedience of some officials and agencies of the federal government to Court orders.

Falana noted in peculiarity, the flagrant disobey of 3 out of 8 court orders by the federal capital territory under the watch of Nasir El-Rufai, who was the then FCT minister.

The legal luminary, using these and many more as his basis, therefore called for the removal of Governor Nasir El-Rufai as one of the facilitators to deliver keynote speech at the 2020 edition of the NBA Conference.

He argued that the NBA can not continue to associate with public officers who promote impunity in the country.

Recall that Nigeria News World earlier reported that barristers have started withdrawing their interest to attend the 69th edition of the NBA Conference after seeing El-Rufai’s name of speakers list.

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