Paul Usoro (SAN) has emerged as the President-Elect of the Nigerian Bar Association.
Usoro defeated his closest rival with a total of 86 votes out of the number of votes cast at the election.
The results which were published in the early hours of Monday the 20th of August, 2018 had Mr. Arthur Obi Okafor SAN closely following Mr. Usoro SAN with a total of 4423, while Prof. Ernest Ojukwu had 3313 votes against Mr. Usoro with 4509 votes.
See below a breakdown of the results:
|Presidency||Arthur Obi Okafor||4423|
|First Vice President||MO Stanley Chidozie||6188||Winner|
|Second Vice President||Dada Foluke Olayemi||4242||Winner|
|Second Vice President||Aikpoko-Marrins||2819|
|Second Vice President||Akande Oludare||465|
|Second Vice President||Oji Benedict Nwosa||1634|
|Third Vice President||Igba Theophilus Terhile||6020||Winner|
|General Secretary||Balogun Rafiu Oyeyemi||1630|
|General Secretary||Taidi Jonathan Gunu||3574||Winner|
|General Secretary||Mobolaji Ojibara Idris||1993|
|First Assistant Secretary||Ewenode William Onoriode||4724||Winner|
|First Assistant Secretary||Ogunrinde Yusuf Olatunji||3545|
|Second Assistant Secretary||Naandeti Anas||1367|
|Second Assistant Secretary||Obasi Chinyere Gladys||7142||Winner|
|Treasurer||Agada Mercy Ijato||3006|
|Treasurer||Chukwuma-Okafor Obianuju Mary||1959|
|Treasurer||Olagbegi-Oloba Victoria Banke||4204||Winner|
|Welfare Secretary||Anyia Sabastine Ubua||3313|
|Welfare Secretary||Usman Joshua Enemali||5474||Winner|
|Financial Secretary||Elias Emeka Anosike||5758||Winner|
|Financial Secretary||Dorcas Nnennaya Ngwu||2806|
|Assistant Financial Secretary||Marian Nneka Jones||2454|
|Assistant Financial Secretary||Iniobong Irene Pepple||4294||Winner|
|Assistant Financial Secretary||Ogoke SamuelChikaodinaka||1188|
|Assistant Financial Secretary||Iloghalu Obiora Bede Izuazi||936|
|Publicity Secretary||Williams Ekpo Anwan||3322|
|Publicity Secretary||Olukunle Edun||5433||Winner|
|1st Assistant Secretary||Yusuff Olatunji Ogunrinde||3545|
|1st Assistant Secretary||Ewenode Onoriode Williams||4724||Winner|
|2nd Assistant Secretary||Obasi Gladys Chinyere||1367|
|2nd Assistant Secretary||Anas Naandeti||7142||Winner|
|Assistant Publicity Secretary||Akorede Habeeb Lawal||7310||Winner|
|Legal Adviser||Eze Nnamdi Innocent||4368||Winner|
|Legal Adviser||Farounbi Olayinka Oyeniyi||4340|
The other results indicated that MO Stanley Chidozie emerged unopposed as the 1st Vice president with 6188 votes as Taidi Jonathan Gunu was elected the General Secretary of the Bar with a total of 3574 votes.
Dada Foluke Olayemi was elected as 2nd Vice President, Igba Theophilus Terhile as 3rd Vice President, Ewenode William Onoriode as 1st Assistant Secretary, People Iniobong Irene as the Assistant Financial Secretary, Obasi Chinyere Gladys as 2nd Assistant Secretary, Olagbegi-Oloba Victoria Banke as Treasurer, Usman Joshua Enemali as Welfare Secretary, and Eze Nnamdi Innocent as the Bar Legal Adviser.