A One Day Symposium on "Courts and Management of Election Petitions: Challenges, Prospects and Solutions"
The Mustapha Akanbi Foundation which was inaugurated on the 12th September, 2006, as a non-governmental organization with the cardinal objectives of promoting inter alia democracy, good governance, anti-corruption, ethics, the rule of law and judicial responsibility, has decided to host a symposium on the all-important topic of “The Courts and Management of Election Petitions: Challenges, Prospects and Solutions”.
The symposium will hold on the Wednesday 21st day of July, 2010 at 9.00am at the Sheraton Hotel and Towers in Abuja. A glaxy of lawyers have been assembled to speak on the following sub-themes (you may click on the names to view each presentation):
- Felicitation to an ICON
- Corruption, the mother of all crimes is antithetical to any notion of justice, equity and fairness in judicial Administration.
- True or not, the maxim justice delayed is justice denied has no relevance in the trial of Election Petition cases
- Remedies or redress for tackling the many impediments or obstacles in dealing with Election Petition matters.
- Abuse and misuse of Judicial Powers are inimical to the development and growth of electoral laws.
- Chairman’s welcome address at a one day symposium organised by the mustapha akanbi foundation on the courts and management of election petitions: challenges, prospects and solutions held at sheraton hotel, abuja on the 21st July, 2010.
- Speech delivered by Hon. Justice Bolarinwa O. Babalakin, Jsc (rtd),con, on behalf of hon. Justice kayode Eso, jsc (rtd) Con, on The Occasion of The Symposium Organised by Mustapha Akanbi Foundation on The 21st July, 2010 at Sheraton Hotel & Towers, Abuja, Nigeria
- Goodwill Message
The keynote address was delivered by Hon. Justice P.O Aderemi.
Click here for pictures at the symposium