A former Deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr Obadiah Mailafia and a former National Secretary of the action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), Dr Usman Bugaje, are to speak at the House of Justice annual Dinner and award night on Tuesday, 20 Dec, 2016.
The programme will also feature the immediate past Chairman of the National Human Right Commission, Professor Chidi Anselm Odinkalu.
The programme will hold at Prestige Hotel Barnawa Kaduna, by 6:pm on Tuesday.
The theme of the programme is: Combating Economic Crimes Within The Ambit Of The Rule Of Law: “The Challenge For Nigeria.”
According to the organizers, tickets are on sale at the House of Justice office located near Gt Bank, Barnawa Kaduna.
“You can also get your ticket from Katchidi Bossan Swanta; 08053842016 or Emeka; 08103033569 @ N5,000 only.
Dr. Obadiah Mailafia (Guest Speaker)
“We have taken the pains to invite the very best…and all for you. This year, our Guest Speaker comes all the way from Brussels, Belgium. Oxford-bred Dr Obadiah Mailafia is a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria. He presently heads the secretariat of the African Carribean Pacific Group of States. Dr Mailafia is a socio-economist and policy analyst with profound experience in International Development, Banking and Finance. He is one of the world’s deep philosophers and a well sought after speech writer for Presidents and Diplomats.”
Dr. Usman Bugaje (Chairman)
“The Chairman of the event is Dr Usman Bugaje, a Pharmacist and one time National Secretary of the Action Congress of Nigeria. He contested the last gubernatorial elections of Katsina State, was a political adviser to Vice President Atiku Abubakar, a prolific writer and speaker and a man who engenders public intellectual participation. He is presently the Convener, Arewa Research and Development Project.”
Prof. Chidi Anselm Odinkalu (Guest Host)
“Prof Chidi Anselm Odinkalu is synonymous to one word: Human Rights. The immediate past Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission is a leading member of the International Human Rights Community. He was a lecturer at the Harvard Law School, Cambridge, he is an adviser to the United Nations, a Senior Legal Officer of the Open Society Foundations and presently the President General of USOSA. He is the Chief Host at this year’s event.”
Gloria Mabeiam Ballason Esq (Host)
“Gloria Mabeiam Ballason: Yours sincerely and the House of Justice team will be your hosts. We shall also present to the public SPRUCE MAGAZINE, a House of Justice Law and Living magazine. You will be hearing from the Editor, my colleague, Susan Galadimawa as well as from the Chair of the planning committee, Katchidi Bossan Swanta Esq and their teams (which include members like you on the HOJ media platform). They will give you all the bits in the details and the tickets. But for now, here is what you need to know:”