The Guardian (Nigeria)
Buhari, CJN, others hail Ngige at 60
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the chairman of the Council of Legal Education ( CLE), Chief Emeka Ngige ( SAN), on his 60th birthday anniversary.
Born on July 11, 1961, Ngige turned 60 years yesterday.
While a hybrid birthday ceremony was held on Sunday at the Nigerian Law School, Lagos, to mark the anniversary, the highlight of the event was the launching of the ‘ Nigerian Law School Support Initiative’, a project specifically requested by Ngige to revamp the decaying infrastructure at the institution.
In a statement by his Senior Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, President Buhari said he was “rejoicing with family and friends on the milestone” recorded by Ngige.
The statement adds: “The President notes, with commendation, contributions of the legal luminary to the study and practice of law in Nigeria, donating books and materials to Law Schools, and serving on the National Executive of NBA for more than 25 years, during which he represented the association as a member of the Body of Benchers.”