12th February, 2018
The knowledge sharing of this month’s meeting of the Nigerian Bar Association Lagos branch was on taxation and will be delivered by Mr Moshood Afolabi Olajide.
The meeting which was held on the 12th of February is themed a red meeting. According to the Social Secretary of the branch, Uche Nwadialor in her communication to Courtroom MAIL, she said the idea of the red theme is to celebrate the season of love.
She also said that the first hundred members to arrive at the meeting will receive free chocolates.
The meeting is being sponsored by a benevolent member of the branch, Mr Paul Usoro SAN, who has supported the branch over the years. He has supported many branch’s dinner and law weeks over the years. In 2011, he was listed as a sponsor of the branch among other lawyers in the Secretary’s report by S.B Onu. In 2015 he sponsored the party for the elders of the branch during the Chairmanship of Martin Ogunleye.
Among others, he has sponsored the biggest sporting event among lawyers in Nigeria since 2009, Lawyers Table tennis open, named after his wife, Mfon Usoro where lawyers have won Law Reports, return tickets to the IBA Conferences in Vienna,Tokyo and Washington DC among other cash prizes.
The meeting will be the second meeting this year.