TO: ALL MEMBERS
FROM: THE SECRETARIAT
SUBJECT: ELECTION GUIDELINES FOR 2017/2018 EXCO OF NIStructE
We wish to inform all members that there will be an election into the EXCO of the Institution at the 2017 Annual General Meeting scheduled to hold on Wednesday, 25th October, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at the Sheraton Hotel & Towers, Ikeja.
All Financial Members (Fellows and Corporate) who are interested in standing for elective post should please complete the attached nomination form and return same to the Secretariat, on or before Friday, 6th October, 2017 or through email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ballot papers will be issued to members at the floor of the AGM for voting and result declared immediately after the election.
The underlisted positions are vacant:
EXTRACTS FROM THE INSTITUTION’S ARTICLES AND MEMO ON ELECTION OF OFFICERS AND TENURE– CLAUSES 17 & 18
CLAUSE 17 – ELECTION OF OFFICERS
17.1 The Deputy President shall automatically become the President at the expiration of the term of the incumbent president.
17.2 The Deputy President shall be elected by secret ballot at the Annual General Meeting (Annual General Meeting) from among the serving and past Vice Presidents at the expiration of the term of the incumbent Deputy President.
17.3 The election of the other officers shall be by secret ballot at the Annual General Meeting from among corporate members who are Nigerians and whose subscriptions and dues are not in arrears.
17.4 Candidates who are eligible for election as Vice Presidents must have served on the Executive Council for at least two years.
17.5 Any member wishing to nominate a member or members for election to the Executive Council shall notify the General Secretary on the prescribed form duly signed by the nominees at least fourteen clear days from the date fixed for the
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17.6 Absent corporate members shall be eligible to stand for election provided that they give in writing an indication of their willingness to serve if elected.
CLAUSE 18 – TENURE
18.1 The President shall hold office for two (2) years and shall be succeeded by the Deputy President.
18.2 In the event of President ceasing to hold office before the expiration of his term, the Deputy President shall complete the year and serve his own term as President.
18.3 All members of Council except the President and Deputy President shall have tenure of one year but shall be eligible for re-election provided that no member may serve as Vice President for more than three consecutive terms.
The present EXCO is made up of up of ten elected members and the immediate past President as listed below:
|1||Engr. OreOluwa Fadayomi||President
|2||Engr. Eddy Atumonyogo||Deputy President
|3||Engr. Dr. K.B. Osifala
|4||Engr. Abubakar Aliyu Aziz
|5||Engr. Bright Ukponu
|6||Engr. Dr. John Okovido
|7||Engr. Dr. Isaac Akiije
|Ex – Officio
|8||Engr. Chris Okpala||Ex – Officio
|9||Engr. Rotimi Esho||Ex – Officio|
|10||Engr. Adeyoye Johnson||Ex – Officio|
|11||Engr. (Dr.) S.K. Ilugbekhai
|Immediate Past President
Engr. Bright Ukponu MNIStructE