Baring last-minute rapprochement, the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) National Executive Council (NBA-NEC) currently in session in Yola may suspend NBA Second Vice President, Mr. Chukwuemeka Clement Ugo over his seeming face-off with NBA President, Mr. Yakubu Maikyau SAN.

CITY LAWYER gathered that there may be a motion under “Any Other Business” to suspend the outspoken Second Vice President who has recently criticized the NBA leadership over some policy decisions.

The NBA Second Vice President had berated Maikyau for holding NBA-NEC meetings exclusively in the Northern Zone. He also lampooned the NBA President for appointing committee members without recourse to the NBA Executive Committee, saying the practice goes contrary to the NBA Constitution and that Maikyau he is running a “dictatorship.”

Ugo was said to have alluded to the impending move in a Facebook post while responding to a commentator, saying he is aware of such a move.

There are strong indications that Maikyau has not been amused by the criticisms, especially coming from a ranking National Officer. He is said to be planning to extract his pound of flesh through the NBA-NEC.

The council recently dissolved the elected Executive Committee of the NBA Section on public Interest and Development Law (NBA-SPIDEL) following a similar face-off between the NBA President and estranged Chairman of NBA-SPIDEL, Mr. John Aikpokpo-Martins.

The dissolved NBA-SPIDEL Executive Committee has since gone to court to nullify the NBA-NEC resolution.

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