NBA president-elect talks on ways to build more sustainable institutions in Africa
30 August 2018 | 5:00 am
On the side-lines of the Nigerian Bar Association’s 58th Annual General Conference, Paul Usoro, President-Elect of the Nigerian Bar Association joins CNBC Africa to explore ways to build more sustainable institutions in Africa.
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