PRELIMINARY NOTICE OF ELECTION 2016 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 2016 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 held on Saturday and Sunday, the 23rd and 24th of July, 2016.
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:
OFFICE QUALIFICATION ZONE
Presidency Not less than 15 years post-enrolment and not less than 2 years in NEC.
North:
1st Vice President As above North
2nd Vice President As above East
3rd Vice President As Above West
General Secretary Not less than 10 years post-enrolment and not less than 2
years in NEC.
West 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Assistant Publicity Secretary
Not less than 5 years post-enrolment and not less than 2 years at the NEC as at the date of the nomination.
Not Zoned
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. All nominations are to be submitted not later than 6p.m on the 8th day of June, 2016 to:-
The Secretary,
Electoral Committee,
Nigerian Bar Association,
c/o Grace Igyo, Esq.
NBA National Secretariat,
Oro Ago Crescent,
Garki II, Abuja.
Dated the 10th day of May, 2016
Ken E. Mozia Esq, SAN
Chairman
Oluwaseun Ajoba Esq.
Secretary

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