The Nigerian Bar Association commends the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo SAN for the prompt and decisive action taken on the siege of the National Assembly which the NBA had earlier this afternoon condemned. The Action taken by the Acting President has reassured Nigerians that Security Personnel and Nigerian Armed Forces are under the authority of constitutionally elected Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and would not be deployed for undemocratic purposes.
Whilst commending the Acting President for his courageous decision, the Nigerian Bar Association will remain vigilant and will continue to monitor the current situation and urge our security agencies to remain faithful to their Constitutional roles and responsibilities.
7th DAY OF AUGUST 2018.
ABUBAKAR BALARABE MAHMOUD OON, SAN, FCIARB
PRESIDENT NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION