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North-East Lawyers Adopt Gadzama For NBA President

Posted: Apr 4, 2016 at 5:25 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

Ahead of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, election in July, branches of the Arewa Lawyers Forum, ALF, in the North-East, weekend, in Bauchi, Bauchi State, adopted Chief Joe-Kyari Gadzama, SAN, as their candidate for Presidency in the election.

A resolution by the group after their retreat in Bauchi read: “At the meeting of the chairmen and secretaries of the branches of ALF of the NBA in the North-East held in Bauchi, the issue of the forth coming national election of the NBA was fully exhaustively deliberated upon and having considered the candidates from the ALF vying for the position of the Presidency of NBA, having considered and appraised the candidates and based on seniority at the Inner Bar, contribution towards the progress of the Bar, the legal profession, ALF, welfare and interest of lawyers of Arewa extraction, we the undersigned hereby unanimously adopt Chief J. K. Gadzama, SAN, as the candidate for the Presidency of the NBA in the forthcoming NBA election who the entire lawyers from the North East will support and vote for in the election.”

The resolution was signed by Chairman, NBA Bauchi, Mr. Naseer Junba; Assistant Secretary, Bauchi Branch, Mr. S. Abubakar; Chairman, Gombe Branch, Mr. Haruna Saleh; Secretary, Gombe Branch, Mr. Haruna Yelwa; Chairman, Jalingo Branch, Mr. Idris Abdullahi Jalo; Secretary, Jalingo Branch, Mr. Sunday Stephen; Chairman, Mubi Branch, Dr. Magai Vimtim Magi; Chairman, Yola Branch, Mr. Anas Naandeti and Chairman, Damaturu Branch, Mr. Bashi Salihu.