By Ahmad Deedat Zakari
Yakubu Chonoko Maikyau, SAN, has emerged winner in the presidential election of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA.
The Electoral Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association, ECNBA, conducted an electronic election on Saturday, June 16, 2022, to elect the association’s president and 10 other national executives.
Maikyau, SAN, polled 22342 in the election to defeat his closest rival, JK Gadzama SAN, who polled 10842.
Maikyau was born on February 6, 1965. He obtained a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Degree from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State, in 1989, then attended the Nigerian Law School, Lagos Campus and was called to the Nigerian Bar on December 12, 1990.
Maikyau would be succeeding Olumide AKpata as the 36th president of the NBA.