WELSA Boss Tasks West African Law Students on Unity, Justice

Noting that they must be agents of change for the benefit of mankind and the region in general.
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The Chief Justice of the West African Law Students Association (WELSA), Mr Jirgi Pitiko, has charged law students to contribute to the actualization of the ECOWAS vision and mission.

Pitiko made the revelation at the opening of a three-day International Justice Conference with the theme: `Beyond Borders: Advancing Justice for A Connected West Africa’ on Tuesday, in Abuja.

He advised them to promote unity, good governance, respect for human rights, justice, democracy, and the advancement of West African legal Systems.

“You must be agents of change for the benefit of mankind and the region in general,” he stated.

He said the theme encapsulated the region’s shared vision and it reminded them that justice knows no boundaries, and the quest for it transcended the confines of geography.

“It is a gathering that will not only enrich our minds but also fuel our determination to be architects of positive change in our region.

“It is aimed at enabling Law students to lend their voices to the current happenings in the West African Region”.

He also noted that the event was aimed at contributing to the growth of the legal system as well as the economy and provide solutions to the occurring challenges in the West African region.

Additionally, the President of the association, Mr Nazir Sunusi said: ”it is the duty of the new generation to carry the torch forward to ensure quick justice for all.

“We young Africans must do something for Africa, we must roll up our sleeves and go into the arena of action.

“We believe that our achievements and efforts to bring young minds together purposefully to interact, learn and share innovative ideas, despite the economic situation of the region will not be in vain.

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