Distinguished Colleagues,


You will recall that the President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Yakubu Maikyau, SAN in a bid to further improve electoral practices in the NBA, had earlier constituted the NBA Electoral Reform Committee.

In furtherance of its mandates, the Electoral Reform Committee of the NBA hereby calls for Memoranda from NBA Branches (through their chairmen), members of the NBA, stakeholders and interest groups in the legal profession.

Memoranda to be submitted should focus on the underlisted matters and any other matters connected thereto, namely:

  1. Identify forms and avenues for incurring excessive expenditure by Aspirants/Candidates in NBA elections;
  2. Identify unethical and unprofessional electoral practices by Aspirants/Candidates and members of the Bar during electioneering campaigns;
  3. Make suggestions/recommendations on ways and means of eradicating excessive expenditure, inducements and/or other unwholesome practices during NBA electioneering campaigns;
  4. Make any further representations relevant to the terms of reference (TOR) of this Committee.

Memoranda should be concise and straight to the point, in 14-point font size format with double line spacing and a maximum of five (5) pages.

All Memoranda should be addressed to the Secretary of the committee and submitted only by e-mail to: electoralreform22@nigerianbar.org.ng within 14 days from the date of this publication.

Members are encouraged to participate actively and support the committee in this all important task.

Best regards,
Charles Olawale Ajiboye,FICMC,FCAI,ACIS
National Assistant Publicity Secretary

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