The NBA President, Paul Usoro, SAN has directed the suspension of the scheduled elections of Kano Branch and Zaria Branch. Also suspended is the election in respect of the office of NEC Representative for Gwagwalada Branch.
The suspensions are to enable the Appeals Committee earlier constituted by the NBA President to determine the appeals pending against the decisions of the Electoral committees of the affected Branches.
The directives suspending the elections are contained in the attached Notices signed by the General Secretary of the NBA, Mr. Jonathan Gunu Taidi, and addressed to the Chairmen of the electoral committees of the concerned NBA Branches.
In a related development, the NBA President has constituted a three man caretaker committee to pilot in the interim, the affairs of Auchi Branch. This, according to the General Secretary (in the notice here attached), becomes necessary, “following the expiration of the tenure of the Executive committee of Auchi Branch and due to the stalemate in holding election arising from appeals pending before the 2020 Branch Elections Appeals Panel.
Akorede Habeeb Lawal
Assistant National Publicity Secretary