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NBA President Sets Up Branch and Sections Elections Appeal Committees


The President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Mr Yakubu Chonoko Maikyau, SAN  has set up the committees to sit on the election appeals for NBA  Branches and Sections.

Read his statement setting up the committee and the members of the committee below:

In part:

Dear Learned Colleagues,

By the powers vested on me by Section 14(3)(i) of the Constitution of the Nigerian Bar Association, 2015 (as amended in 2021), I am pleased to announce the constitution of Branch Elections Appeal Committees and the Sections Elections Appeal Committee pursuant to 14(1), subject to the ratification of the National Executive Council (NEC).

The Committees, by Section 14(2)(m) and (n) are empowered to entertain and resolve complaints and petitions with regards to branches and sections elections respectively, and to give directions and interpretations to guide the conduct of the elections, and the qualification or disqualification of candidates to participate in the said elections.

The Committees are hereby constituted as follows:

NBA Branch Elections Appeal Committee (East)

  1. Ndukwe Nnawuchi, SAN – Chairman – Owerri
  2. Dennis Okwakpam – Alternate Chairman – -Port Harcourt
  3. Ogbonnaya Igwuenyi – Aba
  4. Marc Enameh – Ogoja
  5. Ogbonna Okorie – Abakaliki
  6. Ume Maduka – Ohafia
  7. Mrs. Nkoyo Amah – Calabar
  8. Gerald Ezeh – Nsukka
  9. Amaka Ezeno – Secretary – Awka
  10. Henry Onyiuke – Onitsha
  11. Dise Sheila Ogbise – Sagbama

NBA Branch Elections Appeal Committee (North)

  1. Abdul Atadoga, SAN – Chairman – Abuja
  2. Murtala Aliyu Kankia – Alternate Chairman – Kastina
  3. Haruna Yelma – Gombe
  4. Adamu Lawal Dambatta – Garki
  5. Mustapha Kashim – Dutse
  6. Member Adiguve – Makurdi
  7. Dr Rabiat Abdullahi Musa – Jos
  8. Mrs Oluronke Adeyemi – Secretary  – Ilorin
  9. Yakubu Moses Ede – Keffi
  10. Sule Shuaibu – Kaduna
  11. Mohammed Ummaru – Maiduguri

NBA Branch Elections Appeal Committee (West) 

  1. Ama Etuwewe, SAN – Chairman – Warri
  2. Dele Oloke – Alternate Chairman – Ikeja
  3. Isitor Raymond – Agbor
  4. Mena Ajakpovi – Lagos
  5. Akintokunbo Oluwole – Ondo
  6. Rotimi Olorunfemi – Akure
  7. Folake Abiodun – Ibadan
  8. Dotun Adetunji – Ikorodu
  9. Mrs. K. Ajose – Ota
  10. Olajumoke Catherine Ogunjebi – Secretary- Akure
  11. Oluwatoyin Omomehin – Abeokuta

NBA Sections Elections Appeal Committee

  1. Ikeazor Ajovi Akaraiwe, SAN – Chairman
  2. Prof Augustine Agom – Alternate Chairman Zaria
  3. Prince Obinichi Nyekwere  – Port Harcourt
  4. Foluke Akinmoladun – Secretary –  Lagos
  5. John Eric Amokaha – Gwagwalada
  6. Dindam Killy – Abuja
  7. Mohammed Tsav – Bwari
  8. Nkiruka Obiokoye – Enugu
  9. Lilian Eronini – Lagos
  10. Abdulsalam Saleh – Garki
  11. Stella Ogbonna – Ijebu-Ode

The Committees will be inaugurated on Tuesday, 30 May 2023 by 4:00pm prompt. Virtual meeting link will be sent to members of the Committees prior to the scheduled time.

I thank all members of the Committees for graciously making themselves available to selflessly serve the Bar in this capacity. I enjoin members of the Bar, particularly the aspirants to the various offices, to give the Committees maximum cooperation to ensure smooth transitions in the various Branches and Sections.

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