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The African Bar Association Conference is an annual event for lawyers in Africa.

This years annual general Conference was held in Nairobi Kenya on 22ND -27TH July, 2018 with the theme: “AFRICA’S SOCIO-ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL FUTURE: AFRICAN UNION’S AGENDA 2063 PERSPECTIVE”.  The theme of the Conference remains relevant considering the urgency on the need to ensure peace and security as well as integrate and unify Africa as encapsulated in the Agenda 2063.

The conference had as its Guest of honour, His Excellency, Mr Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya, Guest Speaker Dr. Benedict Oramah, The President and the Chairman of the Council of Afrexim Bank, Cairo-Egypt.

The Eight under-listed research Fellows of the Institute were among the Nigerians who presented papers at the conference on different areas of law bordering on the (7) Seven aspirations entrenched in Agenda 2063.

Lilian Uche, Osato Eruaga, Nkeiruka Maduekwe, Nnenna Uche Eboh, Jane Ezirigwe, Kenechukwu Mbajiorgu, Awele Ikeobi Anyali, Izuoma Egeruoh.