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ECNBA Issues First Notice on NBA 2024 Elections, Promises Transparent, Credible, Free and Fair Elections

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The Electoral Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association (ECNBA) has issued a preliminary notice in preparation for the 2024 NBA General Election.

The notice tagged ECNBA PRELIMINARY NOTICE NO.1, ON THE NBA 2024 ELECTIONS highlights among others the commitment of the Committee to delivering for our association, a smooth transition via a transparent, credible, free and fair elections and other preliminary issues that will aid seemless participation in the election by members of the Association.

The Notice reads in part:

Distinguished Colleagues,

It is a pleasure for us to formally open our engagement with members of the Nigerian Bar Association, as the Electoral Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association (ECNBA) for the NBA 2024 elections, with our first of ECNBA notices to be issued pursuant to our powers under section 10 and the second schedule of the NBA Constitution 2015 (As amended). We recognize the critical responsibility we are tasked with and are committed to delivering for our association, a smooth transition via a transparent, credible, free and fair elections.

In preparation for the elections, this ECNBA Notice No.1 commences the journey. As you are aware, payment of Bar Practicing fees for the year 2024 opens 1st January 2024 and runs till 31st March 2024. It is imperative that as members, we note the following information, to ensure your details as members of the NBA are fully captured:

  1. Ensure you proceed to the NBA Online Portal to register and/or update your details there. Visit h%ps://portal.nigerianbar.org.ng It takes only two minutes to complete.
  1. Upon completion of your update of records, you can then proceed to pay for your 2024 Bar Practicing fee (BPF) as may be due. We advise members to print out their automated receipts once received, for your records.
  1. For a video guide to assist you in the process, kindly visit the YouTube page via the link: https://www.youtube.com/playlist? list=PL1wr7mGx9e9JkMl1Pvrpy_iAdZfBf9ct7
  1. Please note that in order to be captured in the voters’ list, payment of BPF can only be done through the NBA portal or the new NBA digital app and not by physical payment at the bank.
  1. In the coming weeks, we will be issuing further notices in furtherance of the process of elections, voter education, guidelines and regulations governing the NBA 2024 Elections. Help lines, and an email enquiry desk shall be provided and details circulated to members to ensure quick communication, responses and actions on enquiries from members.

While assuring the generality of the Bar of our commitment and dedication to the objectives with which we have been charged, we covet the cooperation of all members of the Bar, in ensuring a smooth and successful election exercise.

Accept our best wishes for the season.

Dated 5th January , 2024

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