CODE is pleased to celebrate the appointment of its Senior Legal Adviser, Nnanna Oketa Esq. as a member of the newly established Corporate Counsel Forum of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), alongside Seye Kosoko, the Company Secretary of FBN Holdings PLC, as the Chairman.
Beyond advising the Board and CEO on regulatory frameworks, statutory requirements and compliance, policies and internal control systems, Nnanna Esq., is also the In-House Counsel (Deputy Manager – Special Projects) of the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) where he offers and applies his legal expertise on Legal and Regulatory Advisory on Projects and Infrastructure, Securitisation and Corporate Finance, Gas and Power Resale Contracts, including Cross-Border Sale of Power.
In addition, we commend the NBA President, Olumide Akpata Esq., for driving a united, progressive, courageous and citizen-centric Bar, and for the recent establishment of a Lawyers With Disabilities Forum to effectively advocate for issues concerning Lawyers with disabilities, appointment of young lawyers into several fora and committees, and the creation and appointment of young lawyers as permanent observers at the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the NBA.
We are in no doubt that Nnanna Esq. will continue to leverage his decade-long multi-sectoral experience in corporate legal advisory to bring invaluable contributions to the development of this new Forum as they drive issues concerning corporate counsels and governance.
Once again, a heartfelt Congratulations to you, Nnanna Esq. from the CODE family and we wish you greater and exciting feats in the future.