Ref: Notice/003/04/16

The Nigerian Bar Association hereby issues the following Notices to ALL Branch Chairmen and Secretaries,

1. All Branches are to forward to the Nigerian Bar Association, National Secretariat, 24 Oro-Ago Crescent, Garki II, Abuja, on or before April 14, 2016, a detailed list of members of their Branches who have paid both their Practising Fees and Branch Dues by March 31, 2016.
2. The list will indicate the name, year of call and amount paid by each legal practitioner together with date of payment.
3. Where members of a branch pay cash the date of such cash lodgement into the Branch account together with proof of the lodgement in the bank will also be provided. Provided that the last lodgement must have been made not later than within forty eight (48) hours after March 31, 2016.
4. Notwithstanding the above all Branches are to submit proof of payment (statement of account) of Branch dues by their members.
Branches are to note that a legal practitioner’s name will not be included in the full list of all legal practitioners qualified to vote which shall be published by the Electoral Committee of NBA (ECNBA) in conjunction with the National Secretariat of the NBA, if his/her Branch fails, refuses and or neglects to submit his/her name together with proof of payment of Branch dues as at March 31, 2016.

Dated This 5th Day of April, 2016

Mazi Afam Osigwe
General Secretary

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