By Archibong Jeremiah
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) ad-hoc committee set up to investigate the allegations of sexual assault against the suspended Dean of the Faculty of Law, University of Calabar, Prof. Cyril Ndifon will arrive in Calabar, Cross River State capital tomorrow, Monday 21 August 2023.
The ad-hoc committee members are the NBA’s 1st Vice President, Linda Rose Bala, Assistant General Secretary, Daniel Kip, the Chairperson of the NBA Women’s Forum, and the Chairman of the NBA Calabar Branch, Atta Ochinke.
Akorede Habeeb Lawal, the National Publicity Secretary of NBA said in a statement issued on Saturday that the decision was reached by the National Executive Committee of the body at her recent monthly meeting presided over by its President, Yakubu Chonoko Maikyau and attended by all national officers.
The statement reads in part, “The NBA NEC subsequently empanelled an ad-hoc committee comprising the 1st Vice President of the NBA, Mrs. Linda Rose Bala, the Assistant General Secretary of the NBA, Mr. Daniel Kip, Chairperson of NBA Women’s Forum and the Chairman of the NBA Calabar Branch, to investigate the allegations against the university lecturer.”
It will be recalled that on Monday, female students from his faculty protested and labelled him a sex predator.