Yakubu Maikyau emerges NBA new president


Yakubu Maikyau emerges NBA new president

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Yakubu Chonoko Maikyau, has emerged as the 36th President of the Nigerian Bar Association.

Maikyau emerged the new NBA president during the association’s elections heldon Saturday, July 16.

Maikyau polled a total of 22,342 votes to defeat two other contenders Chairman of the NBA Securities Agencies Relations Committee, Joe-Kyari Gadzama (SAN), and a former General Secretary of the NBA, Jonathan Taidi.

Maikyau succeeds Olumide Akpata who was elected in 2020. Akpata made history as the only NBA President in the past 10 years who is not a senior advocate of Nigeria.

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