Esq Practical Lawyers Academy & Dele Adesina LP Host Virtual Discourse On Election In The New Reality
Posted: 10/Jun/2020

Esq Practical Lawyers Academy and Dele Adesina LP are set to jointly host a virtual discussion on the conduct of elections during this unprecedented period of Covid-19 pandemic.

The legal, constitutional and operational challenges facing our electoral system today and the urgent necessary reforms, in view of the challenges posed by Covid 19 Pandemic shall be discussed.
 
The panelist are leading experts including Prince Lateef O. Fagbemi, SAN, Mallam Yusuf Ali, SAN, Dr. Onyechi Ikpeazu, SAN, Kehinde Ogunwumiju, SAN and Chief Adeniyi Akintola, SAN.

Bode Olanipekun SAN shall be the moderator.

Read the full details below:

ESQ Practical Lawyers Academy in collaboration with Dele Adesina LP presents, a virtual discuss.

Theme: Election in the New Reality

Date: Friday, 12th June 2020.

Time: 2pm

Venue and gate pass: https://app.livewebinar.com/993-101-013/62fb995c8dd6183feb408991a1b59c0f

EVENT OVERVIEW

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on our world and the severity of the situation and the implications on how it may worsen, if we fail to adhere to the laid down measures cannot be overstated. Recently, INEC postponed the four senatorial by-elections in Bayelsa, Imo and Plateau states over the Coronavirus global pandemic. With the severity of this pandemic biting harder and future elections steering us in the face, one fundamental question we must ask is – what lessons, opportunities and challenges have COVID-19 thrown at us? How can we conduct credible elections, keep the overall rate of infections low without undermining the rule of law and our democracy? How do we balance preservation of human rights and maintaining democratic principles? What urgent reforms are needed to make votes really count? What role will the Bar and the Bench play to sustain our democracy?
Join leading experts from the Bar and the Bench as we discuss the legal, constitutional and operational challenges facing our electoral system today and the urgent necessary reforms, in view of the challenges posed by Covid 19 Pandemic.

Panellists:
i. Prince Lateef O. Fagbemi SAN
ii. Mallam Yusuf Ali SAN
iii. Dr. Onyechi Ikpeazu SAN
iv. Kehinde Ogunwumiju SAN
v. Chief Adeniyi Akintola SAN

Moderator: Bode Olanipekun SAN.

Host: Lere Fashola, Founder, ESQ Practical Lawyers Academy

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