BY OLUMIDE ABUDU
Mr Rotimi Olorunfemi has emerged the Chairman, Nigeria Bar Association, NBA Akure Branch.
Mr Olorunfemi beat three other contestants with 206 votes at an election held in the High Court 2, Akure.
His closest opponent, Mr Olusola Odusola polled 21 votes, followed by Mr Charles Titiloye who polled 10 votes and Mr Ilesanmi Adeyanju had 6 votes.
Mr Olawole Otetubi emerged Vice Chairman unopposed while the post of Secretary was keenly contested with Ademola Ikuejuni emerging after polling 117 votes beating Olusegun Akeredolu with 82 votes and Olumuyiwa Familusi, 41 votes.
Other positions unopposed include Assistant Secretary, Orlu-Orlu Mille, Treasurer, Happiness Dimehin, Aderonke Adamson as Financial Secretary and Kayode Adeola as Welfare Secretary.
Others include Joshua Sebiotimo as Social Secretary, Olumide Ogidan as Legal Adviser, Yetunde Bright emerged Provost and Bosun Otitoju as Publicity Secretary.
Speaking with Journalists, Chairman Electoral Committee, Alhaji Taofeek Abdulsalam said the election was conducted in line with the Association’s law and in transparent process.
In an acceptance speech, the newly elected Chairman, Mr Rotimi Olorunfemi promised to run an all inclusive administration and would engage all other contestants that lost out in the election.