The National Executive Council of the Liberian National Bar Association has reversed LNBA’s elections guidelines following two separate complaints from three legal practitioners to their legal institution.
LNBA’s Executive Council’s chances according to our Judicial Correspondent affected the five years clause imposed on Counselors-At-Law before contesting for the Presidency and Vice Presidency.
The three years requirements for Attorneys-At-Law before vying for any position including Secretary General Position were removed, while the registration fees for candidates were also cancelled.
The Council took the decision on Monday October 18, during an urgent meeting held at LNBA’s Headquarter on Ashmun Street.
Our Judicial Correspondent further revealed that the Council’s decision comes a day after three lawyers Cllr. Mark Marva, Cllr. Abrahim Sillah and Cllr. Jamel Dehtho filed two separate complaints to LNBA President Cllr. Taiwan Gongloe in connection to the Elections Guidelines.
Liberian Lawyers are expected to go to the poll in November of this year in Ganta, Nimba County to elect a new leadership.