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PRELIMINARY NOTICE OF ELECTION 2018

PRELIMINARY NOTICE OF ELECTION 2018 PURSUANT TO SECTION 9(2) AND PARAGRAPH 2(5) OF THE SECOND SCHEDULE OF THE NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION CONSTITUTION (AMENDED AND ADOPTED AT THE AGM ABUJA ON 27TH AUGUST 2015)

The Electoral Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association appointed to conduct elections into national offices of the Nigerian Bar Association in 2018 hereby issues this preliminary notice of election as follows:

1. That Election into national offices of the Nigerian Bar Association by its members shall be conducted by E- Voting commencing from Friday 27th July 2018 at 23:59 hours and end on Saturday 28th July 2018 at 23:59hours.

2. That the offices for which members or candidates will be eligible to contest on the basis of rotation among the three(3) Zones prescribed by paragraph 2.2(b) of the extant constitution of the NBA (As Amended) and their qualifications are as appearing hereunder:

SN OFFICE QUALIFICATION ZONE
1

President Not less than 15 years post-enrolment and not less than 2 years in NEC. East
2 1st Vice President As above East
3 2nd Vice President As above West
4 3rd Vice President As Above North
5 General Secretary Not less than 10 years post-enrolment and not less than 2 years in NEC. North
6 First Assistant Secretary Not less than 8 years post-enrolment and not less than 2 years at the Branch Executive Committee as at the date of the nomination. Not Zoned
7 2nd Assistant Secretary Not less than 5 years post-enrolment and not less than 2 years at the Branch Executive Committee as at the date of the nomination. Not Zoned
8

Treasurer

Not less than 10 years post-enrolment and not less than 2 years at the NEC as at the date of the nomination. Not Zoned

9 Welfare Secretary Not less than 10 years post-enrolment and not less than 2 years at the NEC as at the date of the nomination. Not Zoned
10 Financial Secretary Not less than 10 years post-enrolment and not less than 2 years at the NEC as at the date of the nomination. Not Zoned
11

Assistant Financial
Secretary
Not less than 5 years post-enrolment and not less than 2 years at the Branch Executive Committee as at the date of the nomination. Not Zoned
12 Publicity Secretary Not less than 10 years post-enrolment and not less than 2 years at the NEC as at the date of the nomination. Not Zoned
13 Assistant Publicity
Secretary
Not less than 5 years post-enrolment and not less than 2 years at the Branch Executive Committee as at the date of the nomination. Not Zoned
14 Legal Adviser Not less than 10 years post-enrolment and not less than 2 years at the NEC as at the date of the nomination. Not Zoned

3. The list of states that make up the respective Zones are set out in paragraphs 2.2(e)(i), (ii) and (iii) of the extant NBA Constitution (As Amended).

4. A candidate for any elective national office shall be nominated or proposed in writing by a member and seconded by another member both of whom shall be qualified like the candidate in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Constitution for the equivalent office and in good standing with their practising fees and all other Branch levies.

5. For the avoidance of doubt, the States that make up each of the zones are highlighted as follows:
I. Eastern zone are_ Abia, Akwa Ibom, Anambra , Bayelsa, Cross Rivers, Ebonyi, Enugu, Imo and Rivers.
II. Northern zone are- Adamawa, Bauchi, Benue, Borno, Gombe, Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Kogi, Kwara, Nasarawa, Niger, Plateau, Sokoto, Taraba, Yobe, Zamfara and FCT- Abuja
III. Western Zone are- Delta, Edo, Ekiti, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Osun and Oyo

6. All nominations are to be submitted not later than 4p.m on the Thursday 31st May, 2018. All duly completed nomination forms should be sealed and addressed to:-

The National Secretariat,
Nigerian Bar Association,
c/o Ajijola Omega Sarah, Esq.
NBA National Secretariat,
NBA House
Plot 1101, Off Muhammed Buhari Way
Central Business District Area
Abuja

Dated the 19th day of April, 2018

Prof. Auwalu Yadudu                                   Bolaji Agoro Esq
Chairman                                                      Secretary

 

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