ELIGIBILITY OF CANDIDATES

  1. Candidates must obtain the Nomination Form at the cost of N1,000 (One Thousand Naira only). Fill the form, return to the ROGA Electoral Committee (ROGAEC) and will be  duly screened.
  2.  Only financial members based or resident in Nigeria can contest.  Financial Members are those who pay the ROGA Annual Dues. Annual Due is N5,000 (Five Thousand Naira only) per year.
  3. Only financial members who have paid their subscriptions and any levies and dues up to date and are resident in Nigeria or in other Countries shall be eligible to nominate and vote at the Association’s elections.
  4.  A financial member shall be entitled to 1 (one) vote only.
  5. A financial member shall be eligible to contest for any office in the EXCO if:
    • For the post of President, she has been an Old Girl of RMBGSS for at least 25 years.
    • For the post of Vice President, she has been an Old Girl of RMBGSS for at least 20 years.
    • For all other Posts, she has been an Old Girl of RMBGSS for at least 10 (ten) years.
  6. Notwithstanding the above, a financial member shall only be eligible to contest for any post in the EXCO if
      • she has not already served the two-term limit in the post she is contesting for, except where she has served the balance of an EXCO member’s tenure on account of a vacancy created by that member’s resignation, removal or demise;
      •  She has regularly paid her annual subscription and any levies and dues for the last 3 (three) years since joining the Association, or she pays all her outstanding subscriptions levies and dues prior to contesting for the election;
      •  She has not been convicted of a criminal offence by a court or tribunal of competent jurisdiction
      • She accepts the decisions of ROGAEC as final and binding.
  7. Inclusiveness: Although members are free to nominate any member of their choice (including themselves) to contest for any post in the EXCO, members are encouraged to reflect as far as possible in their choices, the various generations of Old Girls to ensure an even spread in the EXCO.