2020 NBA Conference without Governor El-rufai
By Guardian Exclusive
27 August 2020 | 7:00 am
The Nigerian Bar Association recently withdraws its invitation to Governor Nasir El-rufai of Kaduna State to speak on a panel discussion during its conference. The lawyer's body said it applied the safety value of dis-inviting the governor because of the controversy that trailed the invitation of the governor.
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