Paul Usoro(SAN) emerges NBA president

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A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Paul Usoro has been elected as the new National President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA).

Chairman of the Electoral Committee, Professor Auwalu Yadudu, disclosed this on Monday while announcing the result of the election in Abuja, the nation’s capital.

He said Usoro polled 4,509 votes to defeat Okafor Obi and Ernest Ojukwu who scored 4,423 and 3,313 votes respectively.

The outgoing President of the association, Abubakar Mahmoud (SAN), commended the electoral committee for the conduct of the election, adding that the election was the fairest exercise held so far.

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