CJN Ariwoola confirmed as special guest of honour at Notaries society launch

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Kayode Ariwoola, will be leading other eminent guests to the launch of the Society for Notaries Public (TSNP) at the Marriott Hotel, G.R.A Ikeja, Lagos, on June 20, 2024.

Read the full press statement

“The Society For Notaries Public ‘TSNP’ is proud to announce the official launch of the Notaries Public Society, a Society dedicated to advancing the standards and practice of notarial practice in Nigeria.

The special guest of honour is the Chief Justice of Nigeria- Mr. Kayode Ariwoola given his esteemed reputation and significant contributions to the legal profession in Nigeria.

The Notaries Public Society aims to provide a professional platform for notaries public, offering resources, training, and support to ensure the highest level of integrity and proficiency in the execution of notarial duties. The society will also advocate for the interests of notaries public and promote public awareness about the importance of notarial services in legal and commercial transactions.

“We are excited to launch the Notaries Public Society, which will serve as a cornerstone for enhancing the professionalism and effectiveness of notaries public in Nigeria,” said Chief (Mrs) Marlies Allan the President & Master of Notaries-In-Council

“Our goal is to support notaries in their vital role of ensuring the authenticity and integrity of legal documents, thereby contributing to the overall trust and reliability of our legal system.” Hon. Justice Ayo Phillips (Rtd).

The event will bring together all stakeholders within the notary public value chain.

This includes the consulates and embassies of the UK, US, South Africa, Dubai & Canada, President of the Africa Notaries Society, representative of the Notaries Society of Australia, Ireland and the UK.

Others are the internal and foreign affairs Ministries, NAFDAC, SON, some Justices of the Nigerian Courts, senior members of the legal profession and legal practitioners in public and private establishments.

Highlights of the event would include the induction of new members by the Council of Notaries, launch of the Society’s online-notarization platform with ToNote Technologies amongst others.

The event which is strictly by invitation will be held on Thursday 20 June, 2024 at the Marriott Hotel, G.R.A Ikeja-Lagos.


About the Notaries Public Society

The Honorary Secretary/Trustees of the Society for Notaries Public- Mr. Muyiwa Ayojimi emphasised that ‘TSNP was established with the mission to professionalize, promote excellence and integrity in Notarial Practice in Nigeria. The launch event will serve as a cornerstone for our future activities and a platform to welcome our first group of distinguished members.’

Advancing the Standards and Practice of Notarial Practice in Nigeria through Society membership

The Notaries Public Society is a professional organization dedicated to promoting excellence in the notarial practice in Nigeria. The society provides resources, training, and advocacy for notaries public to ensure they perform their duties with the highest level of integrity and competence. The Society with its technology partners- ToNote Technologies and the support of the relevant stakeholders is piloting an online verification portal for notaries to enable due recognition and ease in identification of registered notaries in Nigeria as sworn-in by the Supreme Court of Nigeria

Membership of the Society entitles you to resources and opportunities designed to support your professional development and practice. These include: Onboarding on our Online Notary Platform with ToNote Technologies, Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Programs, Networking Opportunities, Advocacy and Representation, Publications / Updates and Professional Support.





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