NBA Zaria Branch Elects New General, Welfare Secretaries in By-Elections

The newly elected General Secretary of the Nigerian Bar Association Zaria Branch, Gambo Ghali Abubakar at the swearing in event after the elections Friday

The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA,  Zaria Branch, has, through a by-election conducted on Friday, elected new officers into the positions of General and Welfare Secretaries.

For the post of General Secretary, Gambo Ghali Abubakar polled 38 votes to emerge winner, while Ahmed Tijjani Abubakar scored 32 votes. Total accredited votes were 70.

Abdussalam Adda’u is returned as Welfare Secretary unopposed.

The by-election became necessary after the former General Secretary, U. Buhari, joined the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission as a prosecutor and had since been posted to Lagos State.

Mr. Buhari was deemed unable to perform his duties to NBA Zaria branch after failing to attend both Executive Committee and Congress meetings five consecutive times.

The immediate past Welfare Secretary, Shalini Sakzena Bakut, was appointed a Magistrate whereupon His Worship voluntarily resigned his position.


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