In recognition of his numerous contributions to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) trade policy review, former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Prince Adetokunbo Kayode (SAN) has received several letters of commendation, the most recent from the Federal Government of Nigeria.
In one of the letters which was signed by the Honourable Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah noted with satisfaction the contribution of the legal luminary in that regard.
According to the minister, Prince Adetokunbo’s proactive participation and inputs at the just concluded 5th WTO Trade Policy Review of Nigeria which took place in Geneva, Switzerland was outstanding.
The letter reads in part, “The ministry notes with satisfaction your invaluable contributions at the preparatory process and actual trade policy review meetings in Geneva, Switzerland”, it stated.
According to Enelamah, his incisive contributions in the process especially in responding to questions that were raised by Nigeria’s trading partners was well appreciated.
“As we move forward to addressing the issues that were raised at the review and indeed on other pertinent trade issues, the ministry looks forward to your continued proactive participation in trade policy process”, the minister stated.
Similarly, the National Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) sent a letter appreciating Adetokumbo for the able representation he made during the review.
The letter with reference number NACC.180/NP/vol.XLX which was signed by the association’s National President, Iyalode Alaba Lawson, his contribution towards the policy has placed NACCIMA on a great pedestal.
“This singular action of yours at very short notice had greatly shown your interest in contributing to the growth and development of your association as well as the confidence that I have in your personality”, NACCIMA added.