Maikyau Sworn-in As New NBA President
Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Yakubu Maikyau has been sworn in as the new President of the Nigerian Bar Association. He took over from Olumide Akpata on Friday following the end of Akpata’s tenure. Maikyau, who was sworn in as the 31st President of the NBA, won the election held earlier in July with 38,000 electoral votes.
At the swearing-in ceremony held at Eko Hohm & Suites, Maikyau thanked God for bringing him thus far. He also appreciated his colleagues at YC Maikyau & Co., his campaign team, as well as friends and associates who supported his candidacy.
The new President applauded the outgone Akpata administration for the giant strides it committed in the last two years.
He committed to not only maintaining the laudable achievements and projects of the theme Akpata administration but also building on it.
He extended a hand of fellowship to all those who contested the office of the NBA President with him, saying his in-depth team would be coming to tap from their in-depth knowledge from time to time.
“I saw all your great manifestos and your laudable proposals for the NBA. What has happened is that we are now the ones who have been given the responsibility. I invite you all to join hands with that great eight Nigerian Bar Association to that great height we all desire,” he said.