Taraba First Lady Leads Mentorship Campaign For Young Female Lawyers


Taraba state first lady, Barr. Mrs. Anna Ishaku on Tuesday called on young female lawyers to imbibe the practice of learning from senior colleagues to help improve their performances.

Mrs Ishaku gave the advice while speaking at the mentorship programme organised by the Nigeria Bar Association Women Forum Mentorship Committee (NBAWFMC) in Jalingo. She noted that learning from those ahead in a professional field of practice was an idea to improve performance and effectiveness in the practice. “The mentorship programme is designed to empower you the female lawyers to succeed in your dealings. “Learning from your senior in a professional field like the legal practice would build your ability to excel in the profession” she advised. While commending the organisers for their steadfastness in moulding the young female lawyers in the legal practice, Barr. Ishaku challenged the young female lawyers to take advantage of the mentorship program by being committed and dedicated in their line of duties to excel. Earlier, Prof. Oluyemisi Bamgbose (SAN), Chairperson Nigerian Bar Association Women Forum, (NBAWF) disclosed that the event was to provide an enabling platform for young female lawyers to have mentors who would serve as role models to ease their practice. She lauded the Governor’s wife for hosting the event, and urged participants to put into action what they would learn from the programme. Justice Philibus Andetur, Chief Judge of Taraba state, represented by Justice Clara Kataps, described the event as a great step in building the capacity of young female practitioners and help transform the profession and maintain its reputation.

This article was originally published on Naija News

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