The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, National Secretariat has released preliminary notice on the electoral guidelines for its upcoming elections into national office positions which will herald the change of guard for the association.
The election which will take place via E-voting will take place on Friday 27th July 2018 at 12.00 am to Saturday 28th July 2018 at 12.00 am.
At a glance, the document which will set the tone for the entire electoral process indicates specific zoning arrangements based on rotation amongst the three zones based on prescriptions in Paragraph 2.2 (b) of the NBA constitution as amended as well as qualifications for candidates vying for each office.
This now sets the stage for contenders to make their cases to lawyers nationwide for informed choices to be made as the Bar moves forward. The timetable is detailed below.