NBA-SBL chairman tasks lawyers on professionalism
The chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law (NBA-SBL), Mr. Seni Adio, (SAN) has tasks lawyers to be steadfast and upright in discharging their professional duties.
Adio said doing so would ensure clients and indeed the public would repose a great deal of confidence in legal services they provide.
According to him, there is no substitute for hardwork, honesty, and dedication to duty.
He made the comment while reacting to his appointment as a director of Odu’a Investment Company Limited – an investment company set up for the business interest of the old Western States of Nigeria, which includes, Oyo, Ogun, Ondo, Osun and the Ekiti States of Nigeria.
Adio’s appointment was conveyed in a letter signed by the Secretary to Oyo state government, Olubamiwo Adeosun.
The NBA-SBL Chairman, who is an indigene of Oyo State, is expected to sit as the Oyo state representative on the board of the company, which is currently involved in diverse economic activities in property development and management, hospitality, telecommunications, printing and publication, agriculture, among other things.
The lawyer is a highly skilled commercial litigatator with extensive expertise in Maritime law, Energy (Oil and Gas), Telecommunications, Gaming and Entertainment, Health Law, and Capital Markets transactions.
As chairman of the NBA Section on Business Law, he continues to work actively with the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) and the National Assembly (NASS), through a working group called the NASSBER (National Assembly Business Environment Roundtable).
He is also a member of the Presidential Committee for Impact and Readiness Assessment of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), set by President Muhammadu Buhari in 2018.