BY BARTHOLOMEW MADUKWE
Lagos branch of the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, has constituted an electoral committee to oversee elections into the executive positions of the association, which will take place on July 18, 2011.
The association in a statement by members of the electoral committee, said that “voting at the election shall be by secret ballot and to be counted immediately after the voting exercise had been carried out by eligible voters.”
Members of the electoral committee are Mr. Obi Okwusogu, SAN, Committee Chairman; Mr. Lanre Oyetunji, Mr. E. Otokhina, Mr. Cosmos Chukwuocha and Mr. Ayo Akintunde.
The election is to fill the positions of Chairman, First Vice Chairman, Second Vice Chairman, General Secretary, First Assistant Secretary, Second Assistant Secretary, Socilal Secretary, Assistant Social Secretary, Publicity Secretary, Assistant Publicity Secretary, Financial Secretary and unofficial member.
The committee has asked interested persons for any of the positions to pick up an application form at the branch secretariat, adding that nominations shall be open on June 7, 2011, and must be returned the same day.
According to the committee, a photocopy of the application fee receipt should be attached to the completed application form for verification.