How A Lawyer Defeated Two SAN To Emerge NBA’s New President



Olumide Akpata has emerged the new president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA).

Akpata emerged as President after defeating his closest rival with over 5,000 votes.

An electronic voting system was used in the voting which stopped at 11pm on Thursday after the polls commenced at 11pm on Wednesday.

The electronic platform which is open for real-time monitoring showed that Akpata polled 9,891 votes ahead of Babatunde Ajibade (SAN) and Dele Adesina (SAN) who scored 4,328 votes and 3,982 votes respectively.

The portal also showed that there were 29,636 registered voters but only 18,256 persons cast their ballots.

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