The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Kano branch at its monthly meeting on Monday held a bye Election to fill the post of the branch Chairman, and other vacant offices.
In a statement by the Publicity Secretary of the Branch Kudofoke Oluwatosin Deyon Esq, the bye election became necessary due to the resignation of the former chairman, M. A. Lawan, Esq. after he was appointed by the Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdulahi Umar Ganduje, as the Commissioner of Housing and Transport.
The Vice Chairman of the Branch, Abdul Adamu Fagge, Esq. was unanimously elected to assume the the vacant position of the Chairman.
Meanwhile, Abdulrahman Mukhtar Esq who was the Provost of the Association was promoted/ elected as the Vice Chairman; Ismail Abdulaziz Esq was nominated and elected unanimously to become the Provost of the Association.
The newly elected officers were sworn into office by the Legal Adviser of the Branch Abbas Heladu Esq.
The tenure of this set of executives will expire in six months when the main branch election will hold in June 2020.