The Arewa Young Lawyers Forum has formally announced its entry by electing pioneer Executive Committee members.
A group of chairmen of Young Lawyers Forum, YLF, from different branches convened a meeting at the International Conference Centre, Abuja — during the just-concluded Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association — birthing the Arewa Young Lawyers Forum.
Mr O.D. Jimoh, Chairman, YLF, Ilorin was elected chairman of the new Forum.
Among the newly-elected officials were Mr Samson [Chairman, YLF Jos branch] and Mr Haruna [Chairman YLF, Kano branch] as Vice Chairman and Secretary respectively.
According to the report available to TheLoyal Nigerian Lawyer, also elected were; Mr Gandu, YLF Chairman, Kaduna who emerged as Assistant Secretary, Mr Paul, Chairman, YLF, Katsina was elected Publicity Secretary, while the positions of Provost, Treasurer, Welfare and Financial Secretaries went to Mr Abdulsalam, Chair YLF, Suleja, Mr Khalil, Chair, YLF, Damaturu, Mr Audu, Chair YLF, Maiduguri, and Mr Issa Barau, Chair, YLF Bauchi respectively.
The new general secretary of NBA Mr Jonathan Taidi also graced the event.
Arewa YLF Chairman, Mr Jimoh congratulated the new scribe on his victory at the polls, describing him as a honest and efficient leader worthy of emulation.
Prayers were offered for Mr Taidi by the new Forum for a successful tenure.
In a brief address, Mr Taidi promises to support the Forum and Young lawyers in general to achieve both short and long-term goals.