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NBA Appoints Caretaker Commitee For Surulere, Eti-Osa branches


By Felix Kuyinu

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has set up caretaker committees for it’s branches at Surulere and Eti-Osa in Lagos.

The body constituted the new measure following the creation of the two Judiciary Divisions by the Lagos State Judiciary.

In a proclamation by the institution’s General Secretary, Adesina Adegbite, Adeleke Agboola, SAN, will serve as the Chairman of Surulere Branch. Ita Azim was appointed as Secretary as well as other members : Roseline Akinbo Chuka Adimonye and Peter Ozobialu.


At the Eti-Osa Branch, Olawale Ajia gets the nod for the Chairmanship position as well as Chiyere Nwaogu appointed as Secretary.

Other menbers for the branch include: Clifford Atakere, Hauwa Halidu and Ganiyu Johnson.

The NBA in a statement enjoined members to cooperate with the newly appointed individuals saying; “It is pleasing to inform you of the constitution of Caretaker Committees for the newly created Branches of the Nigerian Bar Association, namely NBA Surulere Branch and NBA Eti-Osa Branch respectively.

“Members of the association are by virtue of this development hereby put on notice of the existence of a recognised leadership in the two new branches, who have been mandated to oversee the emergence of duly elected Branch officers for both Branches.

“We enjoin all members of the newly created branches to extend maximum support and cooperation to the Caretaker Committees to ensure a successful discharge of their responsibilities.”