The Abuja Branch of the Nigerian Bar Association held online elections on June 11, 2020 and Ms. Hauwa Shekarau emerged the Chairman of the branch. Thereafter, the branch held its Annual General Meeting which was also conducted online.
The Electoral Committee of the Branch led by Afam Okeke and Steve Emelieze as Chairman and Secretary respectively, announced the elected officials as follows:
Chairman – Ms. Hauwa Shekarau (Unopposed)
Vice- Chairman – Chioma Onyenucheya-Uko (Unopposed)
Secretary – Prince Adebiyi Adetosoye (unopposed)
Assistant Secretary – Chinelo Audrey Ofoegunam (unopposed)
Treasurer – Adedeji Emmanuel Adewale (unopposed)
Welfare Secretary – Ngozi Agubalu (unopposed)
Publicity Secretary – Ikemefuna Onyeka (elected out of 3 contestants)
Legal Adviser – Jude Okey Ugwuanyi (unopposed)
NEC Representative – Princess F. Chukwuani (unopposed)
The offices of Social Secretary, Financial Secretary and Provost remain “VACANT”.
A get-together was held in the evening of the same day at Abuja to celebrate with strict adherence to social distancing. The election has been celebrated as successful and smooth by members.