On the 14th day of October 2022, the President of the Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators (ICMC), Dr. Agada Elachi received a delegation of the Law Students’ Association of Nigeria (LAWSAN), led by Arinze Michael the National President of the Association.
Mr. Arinze, thanked the President of the Institute for graciously granting them the audience and the privilege of the visit to the Institute. In his remarks, he mentioned that the Association is desirous of partnering with the Institute to increase awareness and advocacy for Alternative Dispute Resolution amongst Nigerian Students across different universities.
Mr. Arinze on behalf of the Association invited the President of the Institute to serve as a Guest speaker at the forthcoming LAWSAN National Convention scheduled to hold 9th – 12th November, 2022 with the theme: Exploring New Frontiers in the Legal Profession.
He further mentioned that the Convention is the Largest gathering of Law Students in Africa which affords members and the general public a unique opportunity to interrogate issues affecting the legal profession and society at large, providing an avenue to seek innovative ways of advancing the course of justice, and providing value-added initiatives to her members as well as meaningful contributions to nation building.
The President of ICMC commended the efforts of the Association in supporting the growth and development of Nigerian Students and the pursuit of peace and sustainable relationships using Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR).
Dr. Agada Elachi expressed the willingness of ICMC to partner with the LAWSAN to promote the principles and practice of ADR and mediation in particular amongst Nigerian students. The President also accepted the invitation to serve as a Guest Speaker at the Convention.