The 2018 Elections of the Nigerian Bar Association has been concluded with Mr. Paul Usoro (SAN) emerging as the President-elect.
In a tight contested election, Mr. Usoro polled a total of 4509 votes to beat his closest rival, Arthur Obi Okafor (SAN) who got 4423 votes.
A third Presidential candidate, Prof Ernest Ojukwu scored 3313 votes.
The new NBA President-elect, Paul Usoro is the Senior Partner and Founder of Paul Usoro & Co (PUC), a full-service law firm headquartered in Lagos with branches in Abuja and Uyo.
He was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1982 and was subsequently elevated to the Inner Bar in 2003.
He hails from Ukana Ikot Ntuen in Essien Udim Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.
The figures of election results for other offices are listed below:
Ernest Ojukwu – 3313
Arthur Obi Okafor – 4423
Paul Usoro – 4509 (winner)
1st Vice President
MO Stanley Chidozie – 6188
2nd Vice President
Aikpoko-Marrins – 2819
Akande Oludare – 465
Dada Foluke Olayemi – 4242 (winner)
Oji Benedict Nwosa – 1634
3rd Vice President
Igba Theophilus Terhile – 6020
Alabalewa Mobolaji – 2237
Balogun Rafiu Oyeyemi – 1630
Mobolaji Ojibara Idris – 1993
Taidi Jonathan Gunu – 3574 (winner)
1st Asst. Sec.
Ewenode William Onoriode – 4724 (winner)
Ogunrinde Yusuf Olatunji – 3545
2nd Asst. Sec.
Naandeti Anas – 1367
Obasi Chinyere Gladys – 7142 (winner)
Agada Mercy Ijato – 3006
Chukwuma-Okafor Obianuju Mary – 1959
Olagbegi-Oloba Victoria Banke – 4204 (winner)
Anyia Sabastine Ubua – 3313
Usman Joshua Enemali – 5474 (winner)
Elias Emeka Anosike-5758
Dorcas Nnennaya Ngwu-2806
Asst. Fin Sec.
Iloghalu Obiora Bede Izuazi – 936
Jones Marian Nneka – 2454
Ogoke Samuel Chikaodinaka – 1188
People Iniobong Irene – 4294 (winner)
OlaKunle Edun- 5433 (winner)
Williams Ekpo Anwan-3322
Asst. Publicity Secretary
Akorede Habeeb Lawal- 7310
Eze Nnamdi Innocent – 4368
Farounbi Olayinka Oyeniyi – 4340
Total voters: 16115
Yet to Vote: 3631