The Electoral Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association (ECNBA) has warned supporters of aspirants in the forthcoming NBA Elections to steer clear of the nomination opening ceremony on Monday.

In a notice obtained by CITY LAWYER, the committee wrote: “Please note that no candidate is expected to come to the venue or to this event with any supporters. We trust all prospective candidates shall adhere strictly to this.”

It noted that the committee was entering another phase of the electoral process, assuring that it is committed to “transparency, integrity and fairness of the NBA elections.”

Below is the full text of the notice.

2024 Elections: ECNBA invites prospective Candidates to attend opening of Nominations, Bars Supporters

The ECNBA is pleased to invite all prospective candidates who submitted nomination forms for the NBA 2024 Elections, to attend the opening of nominations ceremony either by themselves or nominate a representative to attend on their behalf.

The opening of nominations ceremony marks the commencement of the next stage of prospective candidates’ engagement with the election process and provides an opportunity for candidates or their representatives to formally witness the opening of the nomination envelopes of respective candidates.

We recognize the importance of transparency in the electoral process, and therefore, encourage all prospective candidates to either attend alone, or nominate one representative to attend this significant event on their behalf.

Please note that no candidate is expected to come to the venue or to this event with any supporters. We trust all prospective candidates shall adhere strictly to this.

Details of the opening of nominations ceremony are as follows:

Date: Monday, 15th April 2024

Time: 11:00 am

Location: ECNBA Secretariat, NBA Human Rights Institute Building, No. 9 Oro Ago Crescent Garki, Abuja

The participation of prospective candidates at this ceremony is highly appreciated in furtherance of the transparency, integrity and fairness of the NBA elections.

Should you have any questions or require further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

We look forward to welcoming all prospective candidates.

Yours Sincerely,



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