NBA election: north East lawyers adopt Gadzama for president
Ahead of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) elections coming up in July, NBA branches of the Arewa Lawyers Forum in the North East, last weekend in Bauchi, Bauchi State, adopted Chief Joe-Kyari Gadzama (SAN) as their candidate for presidency in the election.
A resolution passed and signed by the group after their retreat in Bauchi reads: “The meeting of the Chairman and Secretaries of the branches of the Arewa Lawyers Forum of the Nigerian Bar Association in the North East held today March 31, 2016 at the Conference hall of Development Estate Centre (DEC) No. 5 kaduna Road, Old G.R.A Bauchi.
“The issue of the forth coming National Election of the Nigeria Bar Association was fully exhaustively deliberated upon and having considered the candidates from the Arewa Lawyers Forum vying for the position of the presidency of NBA, having considered and appraised the candidates and based on seniority at the Inner Bar, contribution towards the progress of the Bar, the legal profession, Arewa Lawyers Forum, welfare and interest of Lawyers of Arewa extraction, we the undersigned hereby unanimously adopt Chief J- K Gadzama (SAN) as the candidate for the presidency of the NBA in the forthcoming NBA election who the entire lawyers from the North East will support and vote for in the election”
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