The President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr. Olumide Akpata has announced the dissolution of all standing and Ad-Hoc Committees of the association.
A statement signed by the Publicity Secretary of the Association, Rapulu Nduka, reveals that the dissolution is with the exception of the Technical Committee on Conference Planning and the Electoral Committee of the NBA.
Barr. Paul Harris Ogbole (SAN) has been appointed to head the Transition Committee.
The statement reads in part:
On the inauguration of the present leadership of the Nigerian Bar Association, and in the course of its duties, various Standing and Ad-hoc Committees were constituted to assist in the smooth running of the outgoing administration.
However, ahead of the expiration of the tenure of the outgoing administration, the NBA President on behalf of the National Executive Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association, has dissolved all standing and Ad-Hoc Committees of the Association, with the exception of the Technical Committee on Conference Planning and the Electoral Committee of The Nigerian Bar Association, and further constitutes a Transition Committee.
Members of the Transition Committee include:
1. Paul Harris Ogbole SAN – Chairman
2. Aderemi Oguntoye
3. Bulus Atsen
4. Desmond Ogba
5. Tolu Aderemi
6. Benard Onigah
7. Ovonlen Ebholimen
8. Grace Igyo
9. Ayodeji Oni
10. Kelechi Onwuegbuchulem
The National Executive Committee of the NBA sincerely appreciates the various committees for their hardwork and support for this administration, and charges the Transition Committee to properly discharge their duties in line with their Terms of Reference.