31 Aspirants Jostle to Replace NBA President, Alegeh, Others


Alex Enumah in Abuja

As the race into various offices of the national body of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) begins to gather momentum, no fewer than 31 persons have shown interest in replacing the current executive led by Alegeh.

Among those who have shown interest in contesting the forthcoming election of the association is renowned lawyer, Joe Gazama, SAN, who is vying for the position of the NBA President.

He and others emerged at the formal opening of Expression of Interest/Nomination Form, which was done in the presence of aspirants, their representatives and observers at the NBA’s national headquarters, Abuja.

Chairman of the Electoral Committee, Kenneth Mozia, SAN, who supervised the opening of the forms, assured the aspirants and members of the NBA that his committee would do its best in conducting not just as free, fair and credible election but, one that would serve as a model for future elections in the country and beyond.

The chairman disclosed that the committee would immediately go through the forms and published the names of successful candidates, so that those with a special case can know what to do.

“I want to assure you all that the committee would do its best to provide a level playing ground for all contestants. The nomination forms that are been opened publicly is an attestation that we desire to be as transparent as possible.

“The next thing for us now is to go through the forms and published the names of those that meet the requirement while those that have any complains can also know how to address them,” he said.

Further details later