Monday, August 21, 2017 10:14 am
As the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA 2017 conference ticks-off Monday, Christian and Muslim prayers has been offered for lawyers taking part in the conference.
While jumat service for the conference was conducted for the lawyers on Friday at the Central Mosque, Lagos Island, Christian prayers were offered on Sunday at the Cathedral Church of Christ Marina.
NBA Chairman, Abubakar Mahmoud, Chairman local organising committee, Lawal Pedro, SAN and other top Muslim members of the association attended the Muslim prayer service, while 2nd Vice-President, Monday Ubani on Sunday led Christian members of the association to the church service.
At the church service on Sunday Reverend Sunday Ogundipe admonished all parishioners including the NBA members not to abandon their faith for the things of the world.
Revd Ogundipe stated that more Christians are succumbing to secularism noting that all Christians must stand up for their faith.
On his part, Islamic Alhaji Engr Shakiru Gafar admonished NBA members who attended the fidual prayer on Friday not to abandon morality in the pursuit of the profession.
Alhaji Gafar noted that lawyers are the voice of the voiceless and must not jettison that responsibility for mundane things.