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NAJUC Annual Seminar: Human Rights Lawyer, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, Lagos AG To Deliver Lectures

EBUN-OLU ADEGBORUWA (SAN)

CHIEF BOLAJI AYORINDE (SAN) 

BY FRANCIS IWUCHUKWU

ONIKAN, LAGOS STATE, NIGERIA - All things being equal, popular Lagos-based human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, alongside the Lagos State Attorney-General and Commissioner of Justice, Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN) will deliver lectures at this year's annual lecture organized by the Lagos branch of the National Association of Judicial Correspondents (NAJUC).

Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, and Moyosore Onigbanjo alongside other legal minds will be speaking at the annual lecture tagged: "Press Freedom In the New Social Media Age; Implications and the Laws", will hold at the Muson Centre, Onikan, Lagos, on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 by 10 a.m.

According to a statement issued on Sunday (today) by the NAJUC Chairman, Peter Fowoyo, "The lecture is expected to review some of the serious challenges that hinders press freedom in a democratic society such as ours. 

"Press freedom is and must be guaranteed under our laws and it is until when the press is totally free that we can have sufficient peace, stability and progress culminating into an industrial revolution. 

"The new social media has come to stay, yet, media practitioners/ journalists are not taking full advantage of it leaving the space for non professionals not just spreading fake news but, reaping heavily from it."

The program is to be chaired by former Pro-Chancellor, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomosho, Oyo state,  Chief Bolaji Ayorinde (SAN), while the Royal father of the day is, His Royal Majesty, Oba Abdul- Fatai Aromire, the Ojora of Ijoraland.

Former online editor, Mr. Lekan Otunfodunrin,  Founder of Centre for Law and Civil Culture, Mr. Abdulganeey Imran and a Lagos based legal practitioner, Mr. Bolanle Olugbani, are the discussants of the theme.

Other events includes the commissioning of the refurbished Press Centre at the Court of Appeal, Lagos Divison, Igbosere, Lagos, award ceremony on individuals who have distinguished themselves in the sphere of their endeavors; launching of NAJUC Lagos Branch Website and free medical services for members of the association.

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