Gadzama holds pub­lic lec­ture Thurs­day

Daily Trust - - FEATURE - By Ade­lanwa Bamg­boye

Ar­range­ments have been con­cluded for the 7th an­nual pub­lic lec­ture of J-K Gadzama LLP slated for Thurs­day, April 3, 2014 at the Sher­a­ton Ho­tel and Tow­ers, Abuja, with the theme ‘Money Laun­der­ing and Fi­nan­cial Crime: Prob­lems of In­ter­na­tional En­force­ment.’

A state­ment by the or­gan­is­ers said the guest lec­turer is Mr. Alun Jones QC of Great James Street Cham­bers, Lon­don, United King­dom, a specialist in commercial crime, ex­tra­di­tion, mu­tual le­gal as­sis­tance, crime, ju­di­cial re­view and as­set con­fis­ca­tion, while Barr. Ekpo Nta, Chair­man, In­de­pen­dent Cor­rupt Prac­tices and other Re­lated Of­fences Com­mis­sion (ICPC) is ex­pected to chair the pub­lic lec­ture.

It said spe­cial guests at this event in­clude Hon. Jus­tice M. L. Uwais, GCON (for­mer Chief Jus­tice of Nigeria), Hon. Jus­tice S. M. A Bel­gore, GCON (for­mer Chief Jus­tice of Nigeria), Hon. Jus­tice Ibrahim Auta, OFR (Chief Judge, Federal High Court Abuja), Hon. Jus­tice I. M Bukar (Chief Judge, F.C.T) and Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde, Chair­man, Eco­nomic and Fi­nan­cial Crimes Com­mis­sion (EFCC).

Some of the dis­cus­sants, ac­cord­ing to the or­gan­is­ers, are, Mrs. Farida Waziri, OFR (for­mer Chair­man, Eco­nomic and Fi­nan­cial Crimes Com­mis­sion), Al­haji Ab­dul­lahi Ahmed Yola, OON (So­lic­i­tor-Gen­eral of the Fed­er­a­tion), CP Idris Farouk Umar (Nigeria Po­lice Force, Spe­cial Fraud Unit, La­gos), Chief Mrs. Vic­to­ria O. Awom­olo, SAN (Man­ag­ing Part­ner, Awom­olo & As­so­ciates), Mrs. Ez­inwa Oko­roafor (Re­gional Pres­i­dent, Fed­er­a­tion of In­ter­na­tional Fe­male Lawyers) and Mr. Garba S. Pwul, SAN (Prin­ci­pal Part­ner, G.S Pwul & Co.)

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