The President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Abubakar Balarabe Mahmoud, OON, SAN, FCIArb inched a step higher on the corporate ladder of the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Monday 25th September, 2017 when he emerged the 1st Vice President, from his previous position of 2 nd Vice President.
In a statement signed by the General Secretary of the NBA, Isiaka Olagunju trace the President’s journey to the new office. “His meteoric rise is a result of hard work, diligence, persistence, providence, visionary leadership, good character and sterling integrity” the statement read.
A peep into his pedigree reveals a consistent character trait throughout his professional career as a lawyer. He became the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Kano State at the relatively young age of 31, after which he entered into private legal practice where he bagged the prestigious title of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN in 2001.
Since his assumption as President of the Bar, A. B. Mahmoud, OON, SAN has epitomized dedication, integrity, patience, exemplary leadership and commitment to the cause of elevating the Nigerian Bar to higher level by pursuing his Agenda of 3R’s&P with bravery.
“The National Officers of NBA, the OPNBA Team, National Secretariat and entire members of the Bar congratulate our dear President on this well-deserved elevation by the largest capital market in Africa” the statement read.