The Nigerian Bar Association has summoned an emmergency meeting over the unlawful removal of the Chief Justice of Nigeria by the President.
In a letter by the Secretary General of the association,Jonathan Taidi,obtained by Couryroom Mail,the meeting will be held on the 28th of January at the NBA House in Abuja.
The letter states as follows:
25th January, 2019
FROM: THE GENERAL SECRETARY
TO: ALL STATUTORY NEC MEMBERS
SUBJECT: NOTICE OF NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (NEC) MEETING
There will be an Emergency National Executive Committee meeting of the Nigerian Bar Association on the date and at the time and venue specified hereunder:
DATE: Monday, 28 January 2019
TIME: 12 noon Prompt
VENUE: NBA Auditorium, NBA House, Plot 1101 Muhamadu Buhari Way, Cadastral Zone A00 Central Area, Abuja – FCT
- Purported Suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Hon Mr Justice Walter S C Onnoghen
- Any Other Business
Please note that attendance for this NEC meeting is limited only to Statutory NEC members made up of the following:
- National Officers
- Past Presidents
- Past General Secretaries
- Branch Chairmen
- Branch Secretaries
- Branch NEC Representatives
- Chairmen and Secretaries of Sections
For further inquiries, please contact the General Secretary or Ms. Ayodeji Oni at the NBA Secretariat, Bar Services Department on 08130250565, 08033452825. For bookings and reservations of hotel accommodation, please contact the National Welfare Secretary, Joshua Enemali Usman, on 08036551963.
Jonathan Gunu Taidi, Esq
General Secretary, Nigerian Bar Association