NBA Constitutional Review Committee Calls for Memoranda

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The recently constituted Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Constitutional and Electoral Review Committee headed by Prof. Fabian Ajogwu SAN has called on members of the NBA to submit memoranda on the subject for consideration by the committee.

The specific areas of interest to the Committee and which the Committee invites members to submit memoranda according to the press release by the Committee’s programmes officer, Edidiong Peter Eyoh are:

  1. Institutionalization of Corporate Governance
  2. Institutionalization of Financial Accountability, Transparency and Reporting Systems
  3. Electoral Process

In view of the above Terms of Reference and the very short timeline of 60 days (from the date of appointment) given to the Committee to deliver on the assignment, the Committee has unanimously agreed that memoranda be submitted by the legal community for consideration on how best to strengthen the Constitution of the Nigerian Bar Association to meet best international practice in line with the identified key areas, within 14 days from July 1, 2019.

All memoranda must not be more than 6 pages, using 12 font size of either Arial or Times New Roman; and must be limited to the subject matters specified above and marked accordingly.

The memoranda are to be submitted in soft copies and by e-mail addressed to: peter.edidiong@nigerianbar.org.ng; with ookafor@kennapartners.com in copy on or before 6:00 pm on Monday, July 15, 2019.

The NBA President, Paul Usoro SAN, on the 9th day of June, 2019 constituted the NBA Constitution & Electoral Review Committee comprising Prof. Fabian Ajogwu, SAN (Chairman); Solomon Umoh, SAN (Alternate Chairman), Titilayo Akinlawon, SAN, Seye Opansanya SAN, Ibrahim Aliyu Nassarawa, Henry Chidi Onyuike, Ekpenyong Ntekim, Asamah Kadiri, David Karshima, Nkoyo Amah, Aji Bubakari Kamale, Suleiman Shuaibu, Adamu Aliyu Umar with Edidiong Peter Eyoh representing the NBA National Secretariat on the Committee.

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