In line with the promise made by the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) President, Mr Olumide Akpata, all lawyers are now entitled to two free packs of the NBA Seal/Stamp upon payment of their yearly Bar Practicing Fees. The Publicity Secretary of the Association, Dr Rapulu Nduka has detailed the steps to obtain these free packs. His statement reads in full:
Recall that the NBA President pledged that upon payment of the 2021 Bar Practicing Fee (BPF) and Branch Dues, Legal Practitioners will be entitled to two (2) free packs of 24 NBA Stamps each.
Consequently, members are advised to ensure that the Branch Code and all relevant personal information are correctly entered at the point of payment of BPF.
After payment of the BPF, members are equally advised to send an email attaching:
- Proof of payment of BPF;
- Stamp Application Form (the Stamp Application form can be downloaded from: https://nigerianbar.org.ng/sites/default/files/2021-01/NBA%20STAMP%20APPLICATION%20FORM–_0.pdf and
- Proof of payment of Branch Dues.
Soft copies of the above mentioned documents (which must be scanned as a single PDF file) can be sent by email to:
*firstname.lastname@example.org (For NBA members in Branches within the NBA Northern Zone),
*email@example.com (For NBA members in Branches within the NBA Western Zone),
*firstname.lastname@example.org (For NBA members in Branches within NBA Eastern Zone).
Rest assured, that all processed stamps will be sent back to the Branches for collection.