The President of the Nigerian Bar Association Mr. Abubabakar Balarabe Mahmoud OON SAN on behalf of the National Executive Committee and the entire members of the Nigerian Bar association conveys hearty congratulations to a past President of the NBA, Chief Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu SAN on his emergence as the Governor-Elect of Ondo State in the just concluded election on Saturday 26th November, 2016.
It is indeed a victory for all lovers of true democracy and the good people of Ondo State. We are assured that he would use his experience as the past President of the Nigerian Bar Association in fulfilling his campaign promises.
The NBA enjoins the Governor –Elect to lead the state with all fairness and observance of the rule of law. Being the custodian of the mandate of the people, AKETI should continuously and consistently prove himself as a leader worthy of his people’s trust, by constantly communicating his vision and managing the resources of the state towards the development and well-being of Ondo State.
The NBA also congratulates the good people of Ondo State for their generally exemplary conduct on election day and for demonstrating their will to shun violence and promote peace.
The NBA wishes you a successful tenure and hope that your hard work and tenacity will bring greater development to Ondo state and Nigeria at large.
Isiaka Abiola Olagunju Esq
Nigerian Bar Association