As you already know, the election into the National Executive Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) and the General Council of the Bar (GCB), took place on Saturday, the 16th day of July 2022. The result of the election was consequently announced on Sunday, the 17th day of July 2022.
In line with the provisions of Section 14(1)(L) of the NBA Constitution 2015 (as amended in 2021), the NBA President, Mr. Olumide Akpata had set up the 2022 NBA Election Appeals Committee (NBA-NEAC) with the mandate to amongst other responsibilities, receive and determine complaints and disputes (Petition) from candidates who took part in the elections of National Officers and Representatives of the NBA in the GCB.
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It is expected that a Petitioner shall send his/her Petition with supporting documents to NBA-NEAC by email to email@example.com within Ten (10) days of the announcement of the election results by the ECNBA.
Kindly find attached, the guidelines for the hearing and determination of complaints from candidates in the 2022 NBA National Elections.
Dr. Rapulu Nduka
Nigerian Bar Association