In a recent statement issued by the President of the Nigerian Bar Association, he noted that recent events in the nation have reinforced the need for the NBA to activate its public interest litigation machinery to institute actions to challenge and seek judicial intervention on various issues.
To that end, the NBA has now empanelled a 13-member NBA Public Interest Litigation Committee (“PILC”) with a mandate to, among other things, actively take steps to restore and reinforce the faith of the society in law as a veritable tool to bringing solutions to societal issues and checking abuse of power.
The members of the NBA-PILC are:
- Dr. Charles Mekwunye – Chairman
- Dr. Olumide Ayeni, SAN – Co-Chairman
- Chairman NBA – SPIDEL (Dr. Paul Ananaba, SAN)
- Kunle Edun
- Aderemi Oguntoye
- Boonyameen Lawal
- Solomon Oho
- Gloria Ballason
- Malachy Odo
- Olumide Babalola
- Baba Isah
- Amaka Ezeno
- Auwal Yau