NBA to deploy Igbo apprenticeship system for legal reformation


As part of efforts to further reform the legal profession in Nigeria, the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has expressed its interest and support for the Igbo apprenticeship system (IAS), popularly known as ‘Igbaboi’ based on the belief that the system will go a long way, not only in reforming the legal profession, but also in developing it in line with ethics of the profession.

This was made known by the President of NBA, Yakubu Maikyau, SAN, during the endowment launch for the ‘Igbaboi’ by Igbo lawyers under the umbrella of Otu Oka-iwu Abuja, at the weekend.

According to Maikyau, the lawyers deserve accolade for the initiative, which he stated as one of the best method of…

Source: Nigerian Tribune