The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Osogbo Branch, has named its Robing Centre after Mr Yusuf Alli, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN).
A statement signed by Publicity Secretary of the Association, Dawood Ajetunmobi, on Friday in Osogbo, said that the centre was named after the legal luminary in recognition of his sterling performances at the bar and contribution to the development of legal practice.
According to the statement, the centre which will be sited on the premises of State High Court of Justice, Osogbo, will be best of its kinds in the whole of South-West when completed.
It said the centre would provide legal services for lawyers and paralegals both within and outside jurisdiction of the state.
The statement also quoted the Chairman of the Branch, Hassan Agbelekale, as saying that the ground-breaking of the centre will take place on June 4.
It said Agbelekale said this while leading members and leaders of the bar on a courtesy visit to Asiwaju Musulumi of Yorubaland, Dr Khamis Badmus, in Osogbo.
The statement also quoted Agelekale as saying that the ground-breaking of the centre would not be completed without the involvement of Olatunde-Badmus, who is also the CEO of Tuns farm.
“The centre is a one stop place for lawyers to robe and change their dresses before and after court sessions, meeting place for lawyers, administrative office for activities of NBA Osogbo and relaxation place for members.
“And because of sterling performance of Mr Yusuf Ali (SAN) and the mentorship role he has played over the years for our members, the Branch decided to name the Robing Center after him.
“As a Very important stakeholder in Osogbo and Osun State and one of the well wishers of the honoree, the event of ground-breaking will not be completed without your involvement,” Agbelekale said.