The Abuja Lawyers’ League Unveils Chukwuka Ikwuazom, SAN as The Headline Sponsor of the 7th Edition
The Organisers of the Abuja Lawyers League have unveiled Chukwuka Ikwuazom, SAN as the headline sponsor of the Lawyers’ Football Competition, known as Abuja Lawyers League 2023. This year’s edition is tagged CHUKWUKA IKWUAZOM (SAN) SUPER CUP 2023. The competition is a platform for lawyers to come together, outside of the courtroom and legal dealings, to enjoy the sport and improve their physical and mental WELL-BEING while still having fun and entertainment.
Speaking at the event, Chukwuka Ikwuazom SAN reiterated that as legal professionals, we often find ourselves immersed in demanding schedules filled with long hours, tight deadlines and high-pressure situations. Engaging in sports can provide an effective means of alleviating stress and promoting overall well-being. Moreover, participating in sports can also help lawyers develop crucial skills that are essential for success in the legal field, and build stronger relationships with their colleagues.
Speaking at the unveiling, the Head of the organizing committee, Olujimi Olujide-Poko stated that Chukwuka Ikwuazom, SAN’s sponsorship of this event is a generous and much-appreciated gesture. The Abuja Legal community is delighted to be associated with such a fine gentleman who has carved a niche for himself in his legal practice in the area of oil & gas and most especially Taxation. His consent to support the league also demonstrates his commitment to the legal profession and the community of lawyers in Nigeria. His support has given the league a bigger image because he is a big brand and the league is a growing brand too. This competition provides an opportunity for lawyers to showcase their skills and talents in football. Olujimi rounded off by expressing his gratitude to CHUKWUKA IKWUAZOM SAN who has taken the baton from Alhaji MAHMUD MAGAJI SAN who sponsored the 6th edition in 2022.
The competition serves as a platform for networking, building relationships, and promoting camaraderie among members of the legal community. It is also a reminder that lawyers are not just legal professionals, but individuals with diverse interests and talents.
Senior members of the Unity Bar expressed their sincerest appreciation to Chukwuka Ikwuazom, SAN for his invaluable sponsorship of the Abuja Lawyers’ League Football 2023, as his dedication to the legal profession serves as an inspiration to all.
The unveiling which took place at the Conference room of MAHMUD MAGAJI SAN & CO(RAHUSA CHAMBERS) had in attendance: The 2nd Vice President of the N.B.A (the great Democrat), the Chairman of the Abuja Branch (Unity Bar) Mazi AFAM OKEKE, Mr. YAKUBU PHILEMON, Mr. PAUL DAUDU, Mr. HENRY BARNABAS, Mr. CALEB OBOAGWINA, Dr. VICTORIA NLEMIGBO, and a host of others.
This year’s competition will witness an upgrade as the prize money for the Male competition increased from ₦250,000 ₦200,000 and #150,000 to ₦400,000 ₦300,000 200,000 for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd respectively.
The female lawyers will, for the first time, have a separate league that will run concurrently with their Male counterparts. As the inaugural league which the female won’t be paying registration fee, ₦200,000, ₦150,000 and ₦100,000 go to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd respectively. The competition is scheduled to commence on the 4th of March 2023 and run till the 13th of May, 2023. 24 teams in the Male category are participating in this year’s competition while 6 teams are participating for the Female category.
It promises to be exciting and funtertaining.
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