Leading maritime lawyer, and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Mike Igbokwe, has been conferred with the Fellowship of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Nigeria (FCIArb).
The Registrar/Chief Executive,G.A. Ajayi, confirmed this in a letter to Igbokwe, which was dated 27th May, 2013, and titled RE: CONFERMENT OF FELLOWSHIP- CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF ARBITRATORS NIGERIA.
Ajayi stated: “We are pleased to inform you that the Examination/Professional Committee of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Nigeria having satisfied itself with your performance in the ‘Award Writing Assignment’ submitted pursuant to the mandatory ‘Fast Track Fellowship Programme’ of the Institute and your successful completion of the said Programme on March 21st, 2013 has conferred on you the Fellowship Status of the Institute which qualifies you to use the designatory letters ‘FCIArb’ after your name.”
While congratulating the Igbokwe on behalf of the President and Council of the Institute, the Registrar informed him that “your original certificate shall be issued to you at an induction ceremony slated for July, 2013.” Ajayi added: “The venue and exact date of the ceremony will be conveyed to you in due course.”