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Chinyere Okorocha Leads the NBA Women Forum in Exploring Success Paths for Female Lawyers at the 4th Annual General Conference & IWD Event in Lagos.

Through speeches from influential leaders and discussions on redefining success, breaking barriers, and seizing opportunities, the event serves as a catalyst for transformative change within Nigeria’s legal community. With a focus on gender equality, professional development, and inclusivity, the conference embodies a vision of progress and empowerment for women in law.



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In a stirring welcome address, Mrs. Chinyere Okorocha, Chairperson of the NBA Women Forum (NBAWF), resonated with the essence of the event, acknowledging the historical struggles women face amidst societal barriers, particularly in patriarchal settings.

With unwavering resilience and grace, she emphasized women’s capacity to overcome challenges and cultivate a vision for seizing opportunities—a vision central to the pivotal Conference’s objectives.

Mrs Okorocha assured conferees that beyond the redefinition of success across tangible and intangible dimensions, the conference aimed to unlock greater possibilities, especially for younger female lawyers.

In an era characterized by shifting paradigms and disruptive technologies, the event pledged to equip participants with the tools to navigate the complexities of the legal profession.

Following Mrs. Okorocha’s compelling address, the gathering was enriched by goodwill messages from esteemed dignitaries. The Attorney-General of Lagos State, Mr. Lawal Pedro, SAN, echoed support for women in law, affirming the importance of inclusivity and gender equality in legal practice.

NBA Women Forum Empowers Female Lawyers to Break Barriers and Seize Opportunities

Mrs Oyeneyin, representing the First Lady of Ogun State, Mrs Bamidele Abiodun, emphasized the significance of platforms like the NBAWF in advancing women’s rights and opportunities.

The contributions continued as Mrs Olufunke Oduwole of the FIDA’s Epe Branch conveyed the message from Mrs Amina Suzanah Agbaje, the Country’s Vice President/National President of the International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA). Mrs Agbaje’s sentiments underscored the global solidarity and collaboration necessary for advancing women’s status in the legal profession.

Closing the series of goodwill messages, Mrs Caroline Ibharuneafe, President of the African Women Lawyers Association (AWLA), reiterated her commitment to fostering an inclusive legal landscape where women thrive and excel.

With each speech and message, the resolve to dismantle barriers and create opportunities for female lawyers resonated profoundly, setting the stage for a conference poised to inspire, empower, and drive transformative change within Nigeria’s legal community.

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