The Chairman of Young Members Group (YMG) of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK), Nigeria Branch, Mr. Emuobonuvie Majemite has been cleared by the Electoral Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Lagos Branch for the June 27, 2023 Branch Elections.

In a letter obtained by CITY LAWYER and dated May 14, 2023, the Committee wrote: “The Electoral Committee has scrutinized your Nomination Form and is pleased to inform you that you are qualified to contest for the post of ‘Secretary’ in the NBA – Lagos Branch 2023 Elections.”

The committee also informed Majemite, a Partner and Head of the Arbitration and ADR Practice Group at the leading law firm of PUNUKA Attorneys & Solicitors, that “you are hereby invited to present your manifesto on Manifesto Day scheduled to hold on Wednesday the 21st of June 2023 at the Nigerian Law School, Lagos.”

Titled “NBA LAGOS BRANCH ELECTIONS – NOTICE OF QUALIFICATION TO CONTEST FOR SECRETARY,” the letter was signed by the Electoral Committee Chairman, Mr. Wale Akoni SAN and the committee’s Secretary Temitope Aribisala.

Responding to the news of his clearance as a candidate for the post of Secretary, Majemite wrote: “I received with excitement and gratitude to God, the notice of my qualification to run for Secretary of the Nigerian Bar Association, Lagos Branch from the Electoral Committee.”

He appreciated his “teeming supporters who have bought into the Innovative Service project,” adding that “I am keen to share my manifesto with my dear Premier Branch, to inform them of my promise to deliver a technologically-driven and result-oriented secretariat.”

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