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NBA Sokoto Elects New Executives

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Musa Na Allah Sokoto

The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) Sokoto State Chapter has elected officers to run the affairs of the Association for the next three years.

The election was conducted free and fair was conducted in a peaceful atmosphere at the NBA secretariat along Mai Ruwa roundabout in the state metropolis.

All the offices were contested unopposed except that of the Secretary and Welfare Secretary in which Rashidat Mohammed and Usman Mohammed won with 36 and 39 votes to defeat their opponents respectively.

Barrister Mohammed Nuhu emerged as Chairman, while the Office of the vice-chairman goes to Shafa’atu M Ahamed and Suwaiba Mustapha as treasurer.

Others are Mohammed Sani Umar, Financial Secretary, Umar Aliyu, Assistant Secretary, and Busari Sule Mudashiru, Publicity Secretary.

The oath of office was administered by honorable Justice Muawuya Dahiru Mahmoud a judge of the higher court, shortly after the election.

In his remarks, the Chairman of the election committee, Barrister J E Ochidi SAN congratulated the new elected members while calling on them to justify the confidence reposed in them.

He called for the support and cooperation of all members to the new executives in their efforts to move the Association forward.

In his post-election speech, the new NBA Chairman, Barrister Mohammed Nuhu thanked members of the association for giving him the mandate to lead them.

He said the welfare and interest of the entire members of the Association will remain paramount throughout the tenure of his leadership.

“We will continue to represent your interest wherever we found ourselves,” he said.

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