NBA Lagos Holds AGM Today

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Lagos Branch will today hold its first Annual General Meeting (AGM) under the chairmanship of Mr. Chukwuka Ikwuazom. The meeting is coming against the backdrop of the demise of Pa Tunji Gomez, a consummate Bar-man who was a constant feature at virtually all the branch’s meetings even in the twilight of his life.

Scheduled to hold at the High Court of Lagos Foyer by 1 pm, the event will witness the consideration and adoption of the 2017 Audited Account as well as presentation of statutory reports.

Sponsored by NBA presidential candidate, Mr. Paul Usoro SAN, the AGM will also see Usoro deliver a lecture on “The Art of Cross-Examination” during the knowledge sharing segment.

Below is a full text of the AGM Notice as issued by the Branch Secretary, Mr. ikechukwu Uwanna:

Dear Learned Seniors and Colleagues,

I trust that this finds you well.

Please take note that the Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) of the Nigerian Bar Association (the “NBA”), Lagos Branch (the “Branch”) has been scheduled for Monday, July 23, 2018 at 1 pm at the Foyer of the High Court of Lagos State.

The Agenda for the AGM which is sponsored by Paul Usoro SAN is set out below:

• Opening Prayer
• Welcome Remarks by the Chairman
• Consideration and adoption of the Minutes of the Last AGM (Attached hereto)
• Matters Arising from the Minutes Consideration and adoption of the 2017 Audited Account
• Statutory Reports:
• Chairman’s Report
• Secretary’s Report
• Treasurer’s Report
• Auditor’s Report
• Knowledge Sharing Session
• Any other Business
• Announcement
• Cutting of Cake
• Closing Prayers

The guest speaker for the Knowledge Sharing Session is Mr. Paul Usoro SAN and he will speak to us on the topic: “The Art of Cross-Examination”.

Please find attached a copy of the 2018 Annual Audited Report of the Branch for your review and consideration before the meeting.

To better manage our time at the meeting, I encourage everyone to forward any comments and/or observations on the attached Minutes of the 2017 AGM to the undersigned on or before Friday, July 20, 2018. Please note that we may be unable to take non-substantive corrections (e.g. spelling errors in the names of members) on the Minutes at the meeting.

Finally, I urge you to endeavor to attend the meeting on time as the meeting will start at 1 pm prompt.

Thank you for taking out time to read this mail.

Ikechukwu Uwanna
Secretary
Nigerian Bar Association
Lagos Branch

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