Abuja - Abubakar Mahmoud, SAN has been sworn in as new President of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA.
Mahmoud, who is a former Kano State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, was elected August 1 at the 2016 National Elections of the association, held in Abuja, through e-voting.
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He polled a total of 3 055 votes to defeat his closest rival and renowned constitutional lawyer, Joe+Kyari Gadzama, who polled 2 384 votes.
The position of General Secretary was won by Olagunju Isiaka who polled 2 721 votes against Yamah Desmond who scored 2 510 votes.
Dajan Gal emerged as the first Vice President with 4 057 votes and Monday Ubani, second Vice President with 4 375 votes.
- News 24