THE MAN, OKEY LEO OHAGBA

Meet Okey Leo Ohagba

Okey Leo Ohagba is a passionate member of the Nigerian Bar Association and a very committed member of Port-Harcourt Branch. He was called to the Nigerian Bar in November, 2007.

With a burning passion for litigation, Okey turned down a juicy corporate employment offer from a reputable Nigerian bank and started his legal practice career in the firm of N. H. AJIE & CO. of Portharcourt in 2008 and in 2012 he established O. L. OHAGBA and Company, a commercial litigation and ADR consultancy firm, wherein he remains the principal partner till date.

In his quest for a broadened knowledge of the law and expertise, Okey had prior to his legal practice career, obtained a certificate of proficiency in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) after an intensive professional course at the Settlement House Abuja. Thereafter he was awarded the title of Professional Negotiator and Mediator (pnm). He is also a certified member of the Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators (ICMC) as a Chartered Mediator and Conciliator (ChMC).

Okey Ohagba, a pioneer alumnus of Madonna University, is a quintessential Bar man, a creative thinker, always eager to achieve excellence in every assignment.

Okey Leo Ohagba

For Nba General Secretary

Respected Colleagues, my humble aspiration to be the next General Secretary of our dear Association is borne out of my sincere passion for positive and innovative change.

I believe that the NBA Secretariat can be repositioned to become more responsive, friendly and innovative in meeting the needs of Nigerian Lawyers.

If elected i shall with the collaborative efforts of the president and other National officers, faithfully seek to achieve the following for the NBA:

  • Innovative and IT-driven Secretariat
  • Professionalized Secretariat and Enhanced Staff Capacity.
  • Establishment of a More Comprehensive Database/Membership E-directory
  • Preservation of NBA Patents and Introduction of Customised Membership Stickers
  • Establishment of Membership Directorate
  • Capacity Building and Improved Welfare of Lawyers, Especially the Young Lawyers.
  • Facilitate A More Seamless Legal Mail/E-Filling Experience to Support Legal Practice.
  • Improved Professional Discipline and Etiquette
  • Transparency and Prudent Financial Management

I am prepared, burning with innovative ideas and ready to effect positive change. Join me let’s deliver excellence as always; #TheIBAmodel SECRETARIAT.

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Saturday, JUNE 13TH

NBA ELECTIONS 2020: LET'S NOW FOCUS ON THE GREATER TASK AHEAD, IT'S GOD TILL THE END, OKEY OHAGBA THANKS SUPPORTERS AS HE GETS CLEARED TO CONTEST FOR NBA GENERAL SECRETARY.

This feat was possible with your support and prayers. Our vision for #InnovativeSecretariat #InnovativeBar just gained momentum, and I’m very upbeat we shall actualise that dream at the end, with your continuing support and by the special GRACE of God.

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Saturday, JUNE 13th

This Milestone Is A Stepping Stone Towards the Manifestation of Our Collective Aspiration – Team Okey Ohagba Thanks Supporters

We the members of Team Okey Ohagba cannot but express deepest gratitude to Almighty God that our candidate Okey Leo Ohagba has been cleared by the ECNBA 2020 to contest for the prestigious office of General Secretary of the Nigerian Bar Association 2020.

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FRIDAY, JUNE 12TH

Independence of The Judiciary, Press Freedom, Respect for The Rule of Law Human Rights Are The Bedrocks of A Thriving Democracy - Okey Ohagba

As lawyers, we must play a more active role in the enthronement of a thriving democracy by striving to remain unwavering and resolute in promoting Rule of Law and social justice devoid of political and ethnic sentiments