Don rallies support for lawyers, judiciary over COVID-19

Tue May 19th, 2020 - Edo

Damilola S. Olawuyi

The Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic, Research, Innovation and Strategic Partnerships (ARISP) of Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, Professor Damilola S. Olawuyi, has called on governments at all levels to provide urgent and adequate support for the judiciary, lawyers and educational institutions as they face the impending “tsunami of disputes and gridlock” caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Olawuyi, a professor of environmental law and vice chair of the International Law Association (ILA) worldwide, made these remarks during an online workshop organized by the Nigerian Bar Association (Ikere Branch), in partnership with the Ekiti State Ministry of Justice, as well as the ILA.

The workshop themed “Legal Practice Post Covid-19: Prospects, Challenges and the way forward “, featured two other eminent panelists, the Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice of Ekiti State, Mr. Wale Fapounda, as well as the Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice of Edo State, Professor Yinka Omorogbe.




source: Guardian