The Christian Lawyers Fellowship of Nigeria (CLASFON) today the 20th day of April, 2020, organised an intensive capacity building Workshop for CLASFON Secretaries & Assistant Secretaries.

One of such sessions will deal primarily on Effective Rapporteuring: Best Practice for Event Documentation.

The lead speaker for the workshop was Ikeazor Akaraiwe, SAN a former Chief Rapporteur of the NBA while the Contributory speaker was Ms Anne Agi, the current Chief Rapporteur of the NBA.

Ikeazor Akaraiwe, SAN
Anne Agi

The event which was held via zoom was moderated by the National Asst Secretary of CLASFON, Mr. Yakubu Philemon, of the NBA Abuja Branch.

The National President of CLASFON, Prof. Akintayo was in attendance and in his welcome address, he noted that the essence of the training was to build capacity in the Secretaries of CLASFON to be efficient in note taking and learn the general skills of rapporteurs.

The training covered topics like:

  • Who is a Rapporteur?

Areas where Rapporteurs are needed

The need for a rapporteur/The Objective/Role of the Workshop Rapporteur

Abilities, skills and Qualities of a Rapporteur

The Mechanics of Note taking

Tips on reporting Virtually

Rapporteur Guidelines: What to do prior to the event, at the event and after the event

The Rapporteur General/Chief Rapporteur

Rapporteur General Responsibilities

Sample Rapporteur Reports.

Participants asked questions and received incisive answers.

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