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Loud Ovation, Ecstacy Erupts, As Ihentuge Emerges Chairman NBA In Imo

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BY EMMANUEL CHUKWUMA, ENUGU

Pomp and pageantry, coupled with ecstacy reigned supreme in Imo State as the Nigerian Bar Association, (NBA), Owerri branch, elected erudite scholar, Barr. Chris Ihentuge as chairmen in a keenly contested election.

Barr. Ihentuge emerged victorious with 119 votes while his opponent, Mazi Udegbulem, secured 92 votes
respectively. The enthusiastic event saw lawyers cast their votes to elect new officers for key positions within the branch.

In the race for the position of Publicity Secretary, Franklin Amandi emerged as the winner with 123 votes, while his opponent, Ewelike Nnadozie, secured 78 votes. There were 8 invalid votes in this category.

Nneoma Iwu clinched the position of Treasurer, garnering 129 votes against Anulika Okoro’s 81 votes. Only 1 vote was declared invalid in the treasurer’s contest.

The battle for the Social Secretary position was closely contested between Onyinye Ugbogu and Chinenye Akaah. Ugbogu emerged victorious with 103 votes, while Akaah received 97 votes. The Social Secretary’s election had 10 invalid votes.

The newly elected officers are expected to assume their positions immediately and serve for the next two years.

The NBA Owerri Branch expressed its commitment to work with the new leadership to advance the interests of lawyers and promote the rule of law in the state.

Speaking, the new NBA chairman, Owerri branch, Barr. Ihentuge commended members for trusting his ability to steer the ship of the association.

He promised not to disappoint and rather bring his wealth of experience, accumen and dexterity in piloting the affairs of this noble profession.

Barr Ihentuge stressed that in this contest, every body is a winner and urged his opponent to join hands with him and work assiduously and conscentiously for a brighter future for the association..

His words, “I appreciate you all for the enormous support and tenacity of purpose. We all are winners, i call on my opponent to join hands with me to lift Imo NBA to greater heights. God is with us and we shall emerge victorious in rendering selfless services to the association and the Nation”

In his comment, the outgoing Chairman, Barr. Ugochukwu Allinor commended the newly elected officers and urged them to build on the successes recorded during his tenure. He also thanked the members of the branch for their support and participation in the electoral process.

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