NIGERIA LEGAL EDUCATION IN THE EYES OF OLUMIDE AKPATA

THE FUTURE OF LEGAL EDUCATION IN THE EYES OF OLUMIDE AKPATA

By Elizabeth

Immediate past Chairman of the Nigeria Bar Association Section on Business Law, (NBA -SBL) Mr Olumide Akpata, has sought for a reformation of the Nigerian Legal Education, to keep it in tune with modern realities.

On the state of legal Education in Nigeria he opined ” To produce legal practitioners who are fit for purpose in today’s legal services market

“There is the need for legal education in Nigeria, to meet up with the demands of today’s society through a structured reform.

“We must reform our system of legal education to be in tune with modern realities .

“This reform must be anchored on academic policies that incorporates the dynamism of law, industry and practice .

“It must be flexible enough to adapt to the current and future changes in the legal services market, he said

“Through the NBA, there could be the championing of a structured reformation and collaboration with all stakeholders in achieving this obejctive,”

Olumide Akpata

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