The 28th President of the NBA, A.B. Mahmoud, SAN, on Friday, officially handed over to the President elect of the Bar, Paul Usoro, SAN.
Mr. Usoro was sworn in at about 11 pm after the oat of office was read out.
The previous administration was officially dissolved after the taking of oath of office with the motion for dissolution of the Mahmoud, SAN’s led administration moved by one of the Past Presidents of the NBA, Augustine, Alegeh, SAN and seconded by the immediate past NBA-SBL chair, Mr. Olumide Akpata.
In his handing over speech, Mr. Usoro berated lawyers who have been criticising the outcome of the election without making proper findings.
According to him, ECNBA led by Prof. Auwalu Yadudu is a body of integrity.
He added that although there were hitches observed in the just concluded election, that did not place the election on an altar of irregularities.