Olumide Akpata, the former Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law, is in early lead in the election of the NBA national president.
The electoral process which started at 11pm on Wednesday is scheduled to end at 11 pm on Thursday (today).
A total of 29,636 lawyers will be voting across the country in the election of the National President of NBA.
Akpata on the platform of the association is ahead of the two other contenders in the NBA presidential race, Babatunde Ajibade (SAN) and Dele Adesina (SAN).
A check on the election platform as of 9:25 am revealed that Akpata had garnered 6,063 votes, Ajibade, 2,729 votes, and Adesina, 2,365votes.
As of then, 11, 188 out of the 29,636 eligible voters had cast their ballot.
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