The Nigerian Bar Association has released the modalities for payment of the much anticipated palliative for young lawyers.
In a statement dated the 6th day of August 2020, the NBA President- Paul Usoro SAN stated that the welfare committee realised the total sum N92,884,505.00 and recommended that same be shared to 10,126 eligible young lawyers, between 1-4 years post-call, who had paid their bar practicing fee on or before 31st March 2020.
The NBA on its part, donated a further N8,900,495.00 to enable the said young lawyers receive the sum of N10,000 each plus the cost of the transfer.
By the above modalities, young lawyers between 5-7 years post call will be ineligible to benefit.
Find attached, the full statement by the NBA President.