The NBA Welfare Committee Chairman, Yakubu Chonoko Maikyau, SAN was on Sunday, 7th November, 2021 presented with an award as the legal icon of the Year.




The 2021 Esq. award was presented at the prestigious Landmark Event Center in Oniru, Lagos.

Mr. Yakubu C. Maikyau, SAN, FCIArb (UK), a principal partner at the Abuja-based law firm of YC Maikyau and Co., received the Legal Icon of the Year plaque, to the admiration of the teeming guests.

A brief profile of the Senior Advocate reveals that he is a graduate of Law from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, and the Nigerian Law School. He was admitted as Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in December of 1990, after which he commenced his career with the law firm of Danladi Bamaiyi and Company, where he rose to become the Head of Chambers. He left the services of the firm on the 6th of August, 2003 to launch the firm of Y. C Maikyau and Company, with offices in Abuja and Sokoto, Nigeria.

Maikyau, SAN, is a courtroom genius, a quintessential Bar man and a philanthropist. Under his leadership, the Welfare Committee of the NBA has unveiled life-touching schemes including Law Pavilion deals and Medical Insurance schemes under the current administration in the NBA.

Below are Some of the pictures capturing the moment