NBA President, Olumide Akpata Sets Up Presidential Task Force To Engage CAC Over Delay In Service Delivery
Posted: 25/Sep/2020

The President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr. Olumide Akpata has set up a task force with a view to engaging the Registrar General of the Corporate Affairs Commission over delay in service delivery, associated with the Commission in recent times.

Meanwhile, the task force comprises of eight persons with Mr. Ayuli Jemide, the Chairman, NBA Section On Business Law as its Chairman.

The statement reads:

NBA SETS UP TASK FORCE TO ADDRESS DELAY IN SERVICE DELIVERY AT THE CORPORATE AFFAIRS COMMISSION

Dear Colleagues,

As a result of the various reports and grievances expressed by legal practitioners in the delay in service delivery by the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), due to amongst other reasons, the recent change in CAC protocols; the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) President – Olumide Akpata, has set up a Task Force to look into the complaints of lawyers over CAC’s service delivery.

The committee has the mandate to engage the Registrar-General of the Commission in order to come up with workable solutions for all stakeholders involved.
 
The members of the 8-man Presidential Task Force drawn from different branches of the NBA are:

1. Mr. Ayuli Jemide-Chairman
2 Mr. Victor Frank-Briggs-Vice Chairman
3. Ms. Olubukola Olonade-Agaga-Secretary
4 Mr. Folarin Aluko-Member
5. Mr. Marx Ikongbeh-Member
6. Member – Ms. Uche Nwadialo-Member
7. Mr. Chike Madubuike-Member
8.Mr. Ahmed Modibbo-Member

The NBA recognises that the smooth running of processes at the CAC is key to ease of doing business across the country, and its inefficiencies affect the businesses of many members of the NBA and those of their clients.
 
The NBA urges all lawyers and stakeholders to co-operate with members of the committee (who have demonstrated understanding of the issues), in working out solutions to these challenges.


Dr. Rapulu Nduka
Publicity Secretary,
Nigerian Bar Association