The Chairman of the Conference Planning Committee for the 13th Annual Business Law Conference organised by the NBA Section on Business Law, Dr. Adeoye Adefulu has said that the 2019 conference would seek to provide practical solutions to critical challenges facing Nigeria’s economy, with a view to achieving increased and inclusive growth for Nigerian.
According to him, topics such as, Health, Security and Education (HSE); Sexual Harassment In The Work Place Discussion On The Oil & Gas Industry – The Role Of The Private Sector In Fixing Nigeria; Making The Civil Justice System Better – The future Of Law,” would be a few out of several others to be discussed by a wide array of business experts, thought leaders and captains of industry at the event.
Fielding questions from law editors and legal correspondents, the CPC Chair stated that the government would be fully involved in the conversations that would be had at this conference.
”Just like last year’s event where our theme and topics discussed lent credence to the conversation on African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AFCFTA) and why Nigeria should make bolds moves to become a signatory.
Adefulu said, ”The conference was instrumental to bringing it to the fore front of the government,” he said.
In his remarks, the Chairman of NBA-SBL, Seni Adio, SAN, made a case for the Companies and Allied Matters (CAM) Bill to be signed into law, adding that the NBA-SBL would continue to lead the charge for this to become a reality.
According to him, the provisions of the bill would make bring about business efficiency around the country, as most of the bottlenecks encountered by business owners will be eradicated and adequately addressed
The Chairman also thanked members of the press for their continuous support over the years and encouraged them to continue to report on various critical areas and sectors the economy that would bring about real change.