The Petitioner applied to contest for the position of the 3rd Vice President of the NBA in the 2022 election of National Officers vide a submitted 3 nomination form and attached documents dated 13th April, 2022. Upon scrutiny of the documents by the ECNBA, the Committee found that one Mr. Endurance Osi Okojie (the seconder) of the nomination was called to bar on 23rd May, 2008.
It was the view of the ECNBA, that haven regard to extant NBA Constitutional provisions on election, particularly the mode of reckoning post call years Mr. Endurance Osi Okojie was less than 15 years post call as required, to qualify him to second the nomination of the Petitioner. Petitioner was accordingly disqualified by the ECNBA. The Petitioner was dissatisfied with the disqualification and filed this Appeal.