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Eligibility to Vote

  • Those eligible to vote are Fellows, Honorary Fellows, Honorary Senior Members and Associates of the Institute.
  • To qualify to vote, members MUST be financially up to date (payment of annual subscriptions, levies etc) on or before March 13, 2020.

Commencement of Voting

  • There shall be 72 hours interval/duration between commencement of voting and closing of voting, which ends on the day of AGM. Voting commences at 12:01am on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 and closes at 12:01am on Saturday, April 4, 2020. Members can vote irrespective of location using he e-voting system.
  • Voting Credentials

    To be able to receive the voting credentials, Voters are to login to their portal via the Institute’s website to update the following contact details:

    • Phone number
    • Email address (private email is preferred due to unsolicited email restrictions placed by most corporate organisations)

    Removing of DND (Do Not Disturb)

    Voters are advised to remove the Do Not Disturb (DND) restriction on their phone lines to enable them receive the TOKEN for voting

    To deactivate DND on any Glo number, Text CANCEL to 2442.
    To deactivate DND on any Airtel number, Text ALLOW to 2442.
    To deactivate DND on any MTN, Text ALLOW to 2442.
    To deactivate DND on any Etisalat, Text START to 2442.

    Voting Guide & Instructions

    • Eligible voter receives a notification containing the URL to CIBN e-voting platform, username and password on their accredited email address and /or phones via SMS (Please note that email and SMS delivery may take up to 2-3mins)
    • Voter clicks the URL provided in the notification message or clicks the link to the e-voting platform from CIBN official website to access the e-voting portal.
    • Using the username and password provided in the email/SMS notification, login to the e-voting platform. Your username is your membership number, enter the number without the prefix (alphabet) e.g. F, HF, A, HS
    • The system automatically requires that you change the default password to your preferred password.
    • You now have access to the e-voting portal and thus eligible to vote during the voting period.(Voting commences on Wednesday April 1, 2020 at 12:01am and ends on Saturday April 4, 2020 at 12:01am)
    • To vote, navigate to the 'Vote' icon on the e-voting platform to cast your vote.
    • On clicking the “Vote” icon, the system prompts you to enter your accredited email address and phone number for verification purpose. (Note: The email and phone number verification is a one-time requirement).
    • Upon successful verification, a unique VOTERPASS will be sent to your accredited email and phone
    • Enter the VOTERPASS as provided
    • Select the voting location
    • View the list of all elective positions as displayed on the voting page
    • Click any position from the list of elective positions to view the contestants for that particular position. (The contestants will be displayed in a grid format).
    • Click the 'View Profile' link provided below the photo of each contestant to read their profile
    • To vote for your choice candidate, click the 'Vote' button on the profile page of the candidate
    • You will be prompted to validate (Confirm: Ok or Cancel). On clicking Ok, the vote is cast and cannot be reversed.


    • Email : cibnelection@cibng.org
    • Phone : Williams - 08056290798, Alphonsus – 08056290774, Peter - 08028444550, Tunji – 08056290752, Akin - 08056290646