A new executive has been elected for Onitsha Branch of the Nigerian Bar Association NBA.
They will pilot the affairs of the Association for the next two years. The new team which has Mr. Steve Onyechi-Ononye as Chairman assumed office last Friday following their official inauguration.
Other new Officers of the Branch include Margaret Wilcox Iwuchukwu, Vice Chairman; Frank Ibechukwu, Secretary; Noel Udoji, Assistant Secretary; Princess Chizoba Ajamma-Muoneke, Treasurer; and Stella Ikeogu, Social Secretary.
Presenting his inaugural speech, the new Chairman of the association Mr. Onyechi- Ononye thanked the members for the confidence reposed in him, promising to carry out his duties in the best interest of the branch, Anambra State and Nigeria in general.
He stressed that his administration will uphold the unity and sanctity of the association above personal interest and called on their senior colleagues to be more committed to the affairs of the branch so as to lift it to greater heights.
While assuring that he will carry everybody along to achieve the goals of the Association, the Chairmen outlined some of his agenda to include:aggressive membership drive, increased enforcement of Human Rights Laws, promoting professional conduct for lawyers, especially younger ones among others.