After National Embarrassment at Conference, NBA Gets New President

After National Embarrassment at Conference, NBA Gets New President

  • The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) on Friday, August 26, officially got a new leader in the person of Y.C Maikyau (SAN)
  • During an election conducted in July, Y.C Maikyau polled 38,000 votes to floor his opponents in the race to become the NBA's president
  • Maikyau, during the swearing-in ceremony, thanked God for the feat as well as his colleagues and extended a hand of fellowship to his rivals during the poll

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has elected a new president, Y.C Maikyau (SAN), to take over from Olumide Akpata.

Maikyau'S election came after he emerged victorious in a voting exercise that took place in July, having polled 38,000 votes to beat his opponents, Vanguard reports.

Maikyau takes over from Akpata
Maikyau polled 38,000 votes to beat his opponents (Photo: @OlumideAkpata)
Source: Twitter

During the swearing-in ceremony held at Eko Hotel & Suites on Friday, August 26, Maikyau expressed gratitude to God for his victory and thanked his colleagues, friends, and of course his campaign team.

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Also, the new NBA boss salutedAkpata-led administration for its impressive achievement and laudable strides accomplished in two years.

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Making a commitment to not only sustain the laudable achievements and projects of the Akpata administration but also to build on it and extending a hand of fellowship to his rivals, Maikyau said:

“I saw all your great manifestos and your laudable proposals for the NBA. What has happened is that we are now the ones who have been given the responsibility.
"I invite you all to join hands with us as we build the Nigerian Bar Association to that great height we all desire."

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