Flash: Saraki’s lawyer, Paul Usoro, is new NBA president

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Paul Usoro, SAN has emerged the 29th President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) at the keenly contested elections of the association.

This is according to a breaking news report by themetrolawyer.com.

Usoro is the lawyer to Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, and successfully defended him at the Code of Conduct Tribunal and up to the Supreme Court against alleged false assets declaration.

Although the Electoral Committee of the NBA (ECNBA) has not officially released the results, a report from the situation room of the polls shows the results as follows:

President
Ernest Ojukwu – 3313
Arthur Obi Okafor – 4423
Pau Usoro – 4509

1st Vice President
MO Stanley Chidozie 6188

2nd Vice President
Aikpoko-Marrins – 2819
Akande Oludare – 465
Dada Foluke Olayemi – 4242
Oji Benedict Nwosa – 1634

3rd Vice President
Igba Theophilus Terhile – 6020

General Secretary
Alabalewe Mobolaji – 2237
Balogun Rafiu Oyeyemi – 1630
Mobolaji Ojibara Idris – 1993
Taidi Jonathan Gunu – 3574

1st Asst. Secretary
Ewenode William Onoriode – 4724
Ogunrinde Yusuf Olatunji – 3545

Asst. Financial Secretary
Iloghalu Obiora Bede Izuazi – 936
Jones Marian Nneka – 2454
Ogoke Samuel Chikaodinaka – 1188
People Iniobong Irene – 4294

2nd Asst. Secretary
Naandeti Anas – 1367
Obasi Chinyere Gladys – 7142

Treasurer
Agada Mercy Ijato – 3006
Chukwuma-Okafor Obianuju Mary – 1959
Olagbegi-Oloba Victoria Banke – 4204

Welfare Secretary
Anyia Sabastine Ubua – 3313
Usman Joshua Enemali – 5474

Usoro will be taking over from A. B. Mahmoud SAN, who took over the helm of affairs of the NBA in 2016.

More details to come.

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