The members of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Birnin Kebbi Branch (Equity Bar), came out in their numbers to endorse J-K Gadzama, SAN as their candidate for NBA President in the forthcoming NBA election.
They made this endorsement on Friday, May 20, 2022 when J-K Gadzama, SAN and his distinguished entourage paid the Branch a visit.
Speaking on behalf of the members of the branch who came out in their numbers for J-K Gadzama, SAN, Abubakar Abdullahi, Esq., The Principal Partner of A. Abdullahi & Co., who mobilized Counsel from the branch, said the Learned Silk is a man of many good things, a man of pedigree and that he has never had any doubt about the ability of the learned senior advocate to lead the Bar.
He stated that none of the three presidential aspirants is a member of the Equity Bar and as such, they will be equitable and fair in their choice more so that the only geographical zone that is yet to produce the NBA President is the North East.
“The Branch will be objective, we will vote with our conscience and without sentiments”. He said.
Abubakar Sadiq Mohammed an elder of the Branch stated that the Branch believes in merit and judging from all areas, J-K Gadzama, SAN has merited to be the NBA President.
Elder Mohammed Audie promised to support the learned silk. He stated that he had decided to stay away from the politics of NBA but that he is making a u-turn because of the the good works that trail J-K Gadzama.
While reacting to comments, Chief J-K Gadzama, SAN stated that he will promote constitutional democracy, rule of law, transparency, accountability and good governance.
He further stated that he will be loyal to the NBA Constitution and the Nigerian Constitution.
It is worthy of note that the Branch came out in their numbers to endorse the Learned Silk.
Notable attendees included H.E Alh. Garba Gajam, former Nigerian Ambassador to the State of Kuwait and Kingdom of Bahrain, Dr. Kayode Ajulo, Esq., Managing Partner, Castle of Law and a human rights activist, Junaidu Abubakar, Esq., Chairman, NBA Gusau Branch, Abubakar Abdullahi, Esq., Principal Partner A. Abdullahi & co. A. A. Umar, Esq., Elder Mohammed Audie, Abubakar Sadiq Mohammed, Esq., Clement Chinedum, Esq.,
Also in attendance were members of the Young Lawyers Forum, Kebbi Branch and Members of the Nigerian Youth Service Corps, Members of the International Federation of Women Lawyers, Birnin Kebbi, members of the CLASFON, and MULAN, Birnin Kebbi.
J-K Gadzama SAN and entourage later that day paid a courtesy call on K.T. Turaki SAN, the Dan Masanin Gwandu and a former Minister for special duties and NLS classmate of J-K Gadzama of the 1986 set who hosted us to a lavish dinner at his palatial home in Birnin Kebbi.
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