Paul Usoro Emerges NBA President


A Senior Advocate of Nigeria and one of the Nigeria Bar Association  Presidential candidates of the just concluded NBA National Election, Mr. Paul Usoro has emerged as the President Elect of the NBA in 2018.

Mr. Usoro SAN defeated his closest rival  with a total of 86 votes out of the number of votes cast at the election.

The results which were published in the early hours of Monday the 20th of August, 2018 had Mr. Arthur Obi Okafor SAN closely following Mr. Usoro SAN with a total of 4423, while Prof. Ernest Ojukwu had 3313 votes against Mr. Usoro with 4509 votes.

See below a breakdown of the results:

Positions Candidates Vote Cast Winner
Presidency Paul Usoro 4509 Winner
Presidency Arthur Obi Okafor 4423
Presidency Ernest Ojukwu 3313
First Vice President


MO Stanley Chidozie 6188 Winner
Second Vice President


Dada Foluke Olayemi 4242 Winner
Second Vice President


Aikpoko-Marrins 2819
Second Vice President


Akande Oludare 465
Second Vice President


Oji Benedict Nwosa 1634
Third Vice President


Igba Theophilus Terhile 6020 Winner
General Secretary 2237
General Secretary


Balogun Rafiu Oyeyemi 1630
General Secretary


Taidi Jonathan Gunu 3574 Winner
General Secretary


Mobolaji Ojibara Idris 1993
First Assistant Secretary


Ewenode William Onoriode 4724 Winner
First Assistant Secretary


Ogunrinde Yusuf Olatunji 3545
Second Assistant Secretary


Naandeti Anas 1367
Second Assistant Secretary


Obasi Chinyere Gladys  7142 Winner


Agada Mercy Ijato 3006


Chukwuma-Okafor Obianuju Mary 1959


Olagbegi-Oloba Victoria Banke 4204 Winner
Welfare Secretary


Anyia Sabastine Ubua 3313
Welfare Secretary


Usman Joshua Enemali 5474 Winner
Financial Secretary


Elias Emeka Anosike 5758 Winner
Financial Secretary


Dorcas Nnennaya Ngwu


Assistant Financial Secretary


Marian Nneka Jones


Assistant Financial Secretary


Iniobong Irene Pepple


4294 Winner
Assistant Financial Secretary


Ogoke Samuel



Assistant Financial Secretary


Iloghalu Obiora Bede Izuazi


Publicity Secretary


Williams Ekpo  Anwan


Publicity Secretary


Olukunle Edun


5433 Winner
1st Assistant Secretary Yusuff Olatunji Ogunrinde 3545
1st Assistant Secretary Ewenode Onoriode Williams


4724 Winner
2nd Assistant Secretary


Obasi Gladys Chinyere 1367
2nd Assistant Secretary


Anas Naandeti 7142 Winner
Assistant Publicity Secretary


Akorede Habeeb Lawal


7310 Winner
Legal Adviser


Eze Nnamdi Innocent 4368 Winner
Legal Adviser Farounbi Olayinka Oyeniyi  4340


The other results indicated that  MO Stanley Chidozie emerged unopposed as the 1st Vice president with 6188 votes as Taidi Jonathan Gunu was elected the General Secretary of the Bar with a total of 3574 votes.

Dada Foluke Olayemi was elected as 2nd Vice President, Igba Theophilus Terhile as 3rd Vice President, Ewenode William Onoriode as 1st Assistant Secretary, People Iniobong Irene as the Assistant Financial Secretary, Obasi  Chinyere Gladys as 2nd Assistant Secretary, Olagbegi-Oloba Victoria Banke as Treasurer, Usman Joshua Enemali as Welfare Secretary, and Eze Nnamdi Innocent as the Bar Legal Adviser.


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