Mr. Abubakar Balarabe Mahmoud, SAN was around 1 o’clock this morning declared winner of the hotly contested presidency of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA). Mahmoud polled 3055 votes to beat Gadzama who got 2384 votes.
Other winners are Mr. Caleb Gal Dajan, First Vice President; Mr. Monday Ubani, Second Vice President and Mr. Benedict Oji, Third Vice President, all of whom were returned unopposed.
Mr. Isiaka Olagunju polled 2721 votes to beat Mr. Desmond Yamah who polled 2510 votes, while the post of First Assistant Secretary went to Mr. Okey Leo Ohagba who received 2402 votes to beat his closet rival, Mr. Olukunle Edun who polled 1653 votes.
Mr. Enebi Mohammed Salihu polled 1067 votes to place third.
Other winners are Ugbuji Cecilia Ngede, Second Assistant Secretary; Ado Aisha Abdullahi, Treasurer; Adesina Adegbite, Welfare Secretary; Ngozi Udodi, Financial Secretary; Dorcas Ngwu, Assistant Financial Secretary; Chuwuemeka Mbamala, Assistant Publicity Secretary, and Oyeyemi Rafiu Balogun, Legal Adviser.