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NBA2020 Election: Lagos-based Lawyer Emerges President-elect, Dele Adeshina Faults Process


A Lagos-based lawyer, Olumide Akpata  does not hold the title of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has emerged winner of the Nigeria Bar Association presidential election.

Olumide Akapata

Chairman of the Electoral Committee of the NBA, Tawo Tawo (SAN), said Akpata polled 9891 votes accounting for 54.3 per cent of all the votes cast to defeat his closest contender, Dr Babatunde Ajibade (SAN), who scored 4328 votes. 

While, another SAN, Dele Adesina, finished among the contestestants with 3982.

Meanwhile, Adesina has faulted the electoral process and called for its cancellation. 

Adesina in a letter to the electoral committee chairman, said many voters did not receive the link to vote. 

He described the election as a "sham" and called for its cancellation.

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