NBA Elects New President

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria ( SAN) Mr. Augusustine Alegeh has been elected President of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA).

Alegeh, who is of  the Benin Branch of the NBA, polled 691 votes to defeat four other candidates in the election  held on Tuesday in Abuja.

The runner-up, Mr. Oladele Adeshina, polled  370 votes,  Mrs. Olufunke Adekoya (SAN) polled 255 votes, Chief Adeniyi Akintola (SAN),126 votes and Mr. Osas Erhabor ,17 votes.

Three of the votes were invalid and five were blank.

Delegates registered for the election  were1,728 among which1,482 were accredited to participate in the poll.

The President-elect and other elected officers will be sworn in Owerri, Imo State, on August 29 during NBA’s Annual General Conference.


Chris Kehinde Nwandu is the Editor In Chief of CKNNEWS || He is a Law graduate and an Alumnus of Lagos State University, Lead City University Ibadan and Nigerian Institute Of Journalism || With over 2 decades practice in Journalism, PR and Advertising, he is a member of several Professional bodies within and outside Nigeria || Member: Institute Of Chartered Arbitrators ( UK ) || Member : Institute of Chartered Mediators And Conciliation || Member : Nigerian Institute Of Public Relations || Member : Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria || Fellow : Institute of Personality Development And Customer Relationship Management || Member and Chairman Board Of Trustees: Guild Of Professional Bloggers of Nigeria

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