By Oloyede Oyediran, Esq
The duties of the National Welfare Secretary are well known to the members, having been clearly set out in ARTICLE 5(H) OF THE AMENDED NBA CONSTITUTION 2015 as follows:
He/ She shall monitor the welfare and interest of members of the Association.
He/She shall bring to the notice of the National officers and National Executive Committee any matter concerning the welfare of any member of the Association whether within or outside the country with a view to protecting and preserving their rights, privileges and welfare.
He /She shall be responsible for managing the programme of assistance for incapacitated or aged members of the Association
He/She shall be responsible for supervising the insurance and endowment programmes of the Association.
He/She shall perform all other duties as may be assigned to him by the President or the National Executive Committee or the Annual General Meeting.
NBA needs a person who is cool headed, who has character, integrity, zeal, capacity, passion, track record of performance in sensitive positions, convincing abilities to protect and defend the interests and rights of lawyers, to deliver on all these duties as outlined by the Amended NBA Constitution 2015.
The duties, though tasking, are doable and achievable with CHINYERE GLADYS OBASI entrusted with the responsibilities.
CHINYERE GLADYS OBASI is, without doubt, one person who is up to the task.
CHINYERE GLADYS OBASI has been tested and she is well trusted to occupy the position as the next Welfare Secertary and deliver on the task to the expectation and satisfaction of the bar.
CHINYERE GLADYS OBASI is never tired, She is known for being on her feet at all times, smiling and serving diligently, her track record speaks for her.
CHINYERE GLADYS OBASI is respectful, Proactive, hardworking Obedient, down to earth and a team player.
The welfare of the bar is an all inclusive affair and I am convinced that CHINYERE GLADYS OBASI is up to the task and ready to work with the President, all the Executives, NEC members as well as all Committees in place to deliver on the welfare of members of the bar.
THINK CHINYERE GLADYS OBASI.
OLOYEDE OYEDIRAN ESQ
Member NBA Lagos Branch.