Ganduje Cautions NBA against Ethnic, Religious sentiments
By Abba Dukawa
Kano state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has said the internal wrangling within the NBA is most unfortunate to befall the association and would not anchor well neither to the body, nor Nigerian people that are supposed to be the ultimate beneficiary of the rule of law.
According to him the association should not allow ethnic or religious sentiments to driven it.
The governor made the revelations when receiving the NBA President, Olumide Akpat, on a courtesy call in his office in a statements issued to media outlets by the State . Commissioner, Information Malam Muhammad Garba.
The statement saying in every association there are bound to be differences, it is better to be united than to be divided, adding that as a conventionally persuasive opinion moulder and group that helps shape public policy, it is never going to fulfill that role if it is divided.
Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje cautioned the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) not to allow ethnic and religious bigotry to tear it apart added that there is need for them to mend their fences and work toward the good of the association and the country at large.
He then tasks them to come together to resolve their differences, not by breaking into splinter groups, but by ironing out their views through consensus.
In his remark, Akpata said he was in Kano in continuation of tour of the country and expressed satisfaction with the level of achievement by the Ganduje administration in terms of infrastructure development for the judiciary, particularly the construction of the Court of Appeal edifice, the Ceremonial Court building as well as enhanced welfare for the staff.
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