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Dissatisfied with the alleged peddling of sectional interest by the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), some lawyers of like minds have decided to form new ‘Nigerian Bar Association’ with the aim of protecting their interests as encapsulated under Section 40 of the Constitution.

This was contained in a statement signed by Nuhu Ibrahim, Esq and Abdulbasit Suleiman, Esq, and made available to journalists at the weekend.

They said the recent rumblings from the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) was leaving much to be desired within the ranks of concerned lawyers especially from Northern part of the Country.

They said the inaugural date of the Association which according to them, is apolitical and geared at taking and protecting the interests of lawyers of like minds, shall be made known in due course.

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