The Nigerian Bar Association, Uyo Branch has inaugurated a new Executive Committee that would pilot the affairs of the organization for the next two years.
The inauguration ceremony of the new officials held at the Mandela Hall of Watbridge Hotels & Suites on Wednesday, 30th June, in Uyo, witnessed the issuing of Certificates of Return to each of the elected officers by the Electoral Committee Chairman, Ekanem Ekanem, Esq.
The outgoing Chairman, Elder Aniema Etuk in his valedictory speech said his administration was the most challenging but purposeful one in the lifespan of the Nigerian Bar Association, Uyo branch in 2019, adding that in the history of the Nigerian Bar Association, Uyo Branch, no administration had been naturally, artificially and economically constrained as his administration, citing the Novel Covid-19 Pandemic/Lockdown, End Sars Protest and the JUSUN Strike that lasted for about two months to be anti-factors to the implementation of most his lofty dreams for the Branch.
In his acceptance speech, tagged “Putting Uyo Bar First” the new Branch Chairman of the Association, Ememobong Udoh, Esq. appreciated the effort of the past executive, electoral committee, and all others who contributed in one way or the other to sustain the organization. According to him, “on behalf of other members of the incoming Exco, I accept the responsibility to serve. We do not and will never lay claim to omniscience and so we look forward to constructive criticisms.
“Our branch has accomplished great things before a new day dawns. I’m confident that we can do great things again, in unity, solidarity and focus on the greater good, all for the love of
Uyo Bar”, he said.
The new executive officers include Ememobong Udoh as Chairman; Njideka Nnaji – Vice Chairman; Iniobong Udo – Secretary; Bassey Bassey Ekpa – Assistant Secretary; Udeme Rivers – Publicity Secretary; Maria Akpan – Treasurer; Sunday Uko Afiko – Financial Secretary ; Ifiok Nelson Udomah – Legal Adviser; Sembenge Nse Ekanem – Welfare Secretary; Nsikak Ndarake – Social Secretary and Enoch Godwin as Provost.
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