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The Class of 1985 of the Nigerian Law School will on Monday, honour their classmate, the Vice Chancellor, Federal University of Uyo, Prof Enefiok Essien and a retired Army General, who is a first class traditional ruler in Delta State, the Orodje of Okpe Kingdom, General Felix Mujakperuo (Rtd) at their annual reunion luncheon slated for Abuja.
The event will hold on the sidelines of 2018 Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), taking place at the Federal Capital Territory.
According to a statement jointly signed by chairman of the Class, Chief Emeka Ngige (SAN) and chairman, Local Organising Committee, Senator Ita Enang, two judicial officers, five Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SAN), five top executives in the federal bureaucracy, organised private sector and practitioners within and outside Nigeria will also be honoured at Abuja Sheraton Hotel, venue of the reunion.
Among the class members to be celebrated are Hon. Justice Abubakar Talba of the Court of Appeal; five SANs namely-Mr. Sylvester Elema, Chief Abayomi Alliyu, Mr. Wilcox Abereton and Chief Ikenna Victor Egbuna; a newly appointed judge of African Court of Human & Peoples Rights, Arusha Tanzania, Mrs. Stella Anukam; a serving permanent secretary in Akwa Ibom Ministry of Justice, Mrs Gloria Umoren; a Criminal Defense Attorney in the Office of Public Defender, State of Maryland, United States and Mrs. Pauline Onyemaechi, among others.
Vice-President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, Secretary to the Government of Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha and the Attorney-General of the Federation, Mr. Abubakar Malami SAN, as well as the Director-General Nigerian Law School, Prof. Isa Chiroma are among special guests expected to grace the occasion.
The Class leader, Prince Lateef Fagbemi, SAN, is expected to chair proceedings.