The African Bar Association (AFBA) will be honoring three former West African leaders, Madam Ellen Johnson – Sirleaf of Liberia, Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria and Ernest Koroma of Sierra Leone as African good governance Ambassadors during its annual conference slated to be held in Niamey, Niger Republic.
According to the President of the organization , Hannibal Uwaifo, the theme of this year will be “Accountable Governance as a panacea for unending conflicts in Africa: The Legal Profession as the driver”, will be held between October 3 and 7 , 2021, at the Scienics Hospitality Monument, Mahatma Gandhi International Conference Center, will bring together high-end experts and participants from all arms of government, academia, security and business policymakers and that the conversation will be epochal. He said others will include influencers with global reputations, who will discuss and proffer actionable solutions to myriads of challenges facing the continent. He added that the attendance will be asset determined and its networking value unmatched.
“Africa’s peers will gather to insist, that leadership in our countries must constantly self evaluate to deepen accountable governance and the rule of law, as a more prosperous standard of growth and development”, he said.
It has been reported that the President of Niger Republic, Mohammed Bazoun has affirmed his consent to attend as a Special guest as well as his predecessor, Mohamadou Issofou, who won the Mo Ibrahim Prize for Leadership and that the Keynote address will be delivered by Nobel Laureate, Dr. Dennis Mukwege of Democratic Republic of Congo.