It was a home-coming for NBA leading Presidential Candidate, Paul Usoro, SAN, on Saturday, 21 July 2018, when he spent time to interact with lawyers from the South East .
In what has been described as successful meetings with positive receptions from lawyers in both Owerri and Enugu, lawyers took the chance to shower glowing praises on Mr Usoro as they declared their support for his ambition to serve as NBA President in the upcoming elections.
At Mr. Paul Usoro, SAN’s meeting with lawyers in Enugu, today, Saturday, 21 July 2018, Ki Onwusi, NBA Secretary, Enugu Branch was ebullient with his remarks as he said: “My incoming NBA President, as we are gathered here, we are lawyers from the old Anambra Sate, which comprises of Enugu, Ebonyi and Anambra States. We are here to show our support and to assure you that beyond adoption, we are for you. Undisputedly, your candidacy brings hope to majority of lawyers who have being yearning for purposeful leadership, and we trust your capacity to reform the NBA, based on your track record of excellence.”
Nkeiru Nwabueze, Former NBA Vice Chairman and FIDA Chairperson, Enugu Branch, had similarly positive words as she spoke in a majestic voice “Welcome to Enugu, my Learned Silk. We just came back from FIDA NEC meeting, and be rest assured that you have our support. I am mindful of the fact that you are gender sensitive but I will still appeal that you do not forget female lawyers when you become the NBA President.
Ifeanyichukwu O. Nweze ,Esa had this to say: “According to Chief Kanu Agabi, as lawyers we must always take side. We are gathered here today because we have taken side with Mr. Paul Usoro, SAN. He is marketable, sellable, and presentable. We have found him worthy because he is a successful legal practitioner who has mentored many successful legal practitioners”
Uchenna Ome Igwe said: “Thank you for coming to Enugu to visit us. May I use this opportunity to debunk the rumour that the EBF has adopted a particular candidate and as such we should not support you. We are not bound by the EBF adoption and we have a choice to make. I am from Abakaliki Branch of the NBA and I can tell you that members of the NBA Abakaliki Branch want you to visit the Branch.
The political permutation has told us the outcome of the elections and it tilts towards you. We have consistently told our people not to waste their votes. You are the person we all should queue behind. We are solidly behind you.”
The report of the Owerri event will come out in our Sunday bulletin.
Meanwhile arrangement is in top gear to receive Mr Usoro in BAUCHI and Warri tomorrow, PUSAN News Correspondents are already in the two cities to serve our readers tit bits from the Sunday events .