Pius Idemudia Oiwoh AICMC,the immediate past elected Secretary of the Nigerian Bar Association, Benin Branch -the Lion Bar was recently sworn in, as the Chairman of the the Nigerian Bar Association, Benin Branch -Lion Bar, after a resounding victory at the Polls in a contested Elections of Branch, that took place at the Justice Constance Momoh Hall of the NBA Benin Bar House and which recorded the following scores for the Chairmanship Candidates at the Elections :
Lawson Usunobun Evbayiro:6 Votes ,
Tim Obamedo- Woghiren:16 Votes ,
Edwin Atohengbe :42 Votes ,
Idemudia Osifo:193 Votes ,and
Pius Oiwoh :434 Votes.
There was wild jubilations at the NBA Benin Bar House, GRA, Benin City,as the Popular Candidate of Branch-Pius Idemudia Oiwoh was heralded into the Hall along side other newly elected Officials of the Branch for their Swearing In Ceremony, which took place immediately after the Elections on Sunday the 31st of August, 2020.
The other elected Officials of the Branch are :
Vice Chairman :Paula Omorose Agbale
Secretary:Andrew O. Lawani
Treasurer: Stella Agoha
NEC REC :Prince Collins Benson Ogiegbaen :Returned Unopposed
Legal Adviser: Dr. Sunday Daudu
Welfare Secretary: Charles Igiebor
Social Secretary:Christopher Uyi Otasowie
Publicity Secretary :Ogaga Emongwanre
Financial Secretary:Joy Obasuyi
Provost:Terry Aghahowa Uwadiae
Assistant Secretary : Michael Igiede
In his Inaugural Speech-the new Lion Chairman of the Lion Bar – Pius Idemudia Oiwoh Esq., promised to unite the Bar and deal with all Members of Branch with out affection and ill-will .He commended his Predecessor in Office -Prince Collins Benson Ogiegbaen ,AICMC,for his Sterling leadership while he held sway in the realms of office ,which has set up the template for him to build on ,for which the Lion Bar was named the 2nd Best Branch of the NBA in Nigeria.
He also promised to issue his specific programmes and objectives for the Lion Bar in due course .
And just like DHL,,Pius Oiwoh ,kept his promises, when he hit the ground running the very next day after his Swearing In , presiding over an Exco Meeting of the Branch which set up some vital Committees of the Bar ,to kick start the Administration.
The Committees set up by the Lion Branch Exco. , are:
1.NBA Benin Branch Peace and Reconciliation Committee with members as follows:
2.Victor Ohiosumua Secretary.
3.Dr Osagie Obayuwana.
5.Mrs Margaret Ohiowele.
7.Prof. Job Odion.
8.Prof Eric Okojie.
1Charles Igiebor Chairman.
2.Ekatte Izevbekhai Secretary.
4.Edna Ray Eboigbe.
7.Mercy Ime Okon.
YOUNG LAWYERS FORUM.
1.Osayuki Agbonghae Chairman.
2.Mrs Esther Jegede Ebelle.
3.Vitalis Osagie. Secretary.
4.Oluwaseun Thomas. Financial Secretary .
5.Amaka Okobi Treasurer.
6.Leonard Okojie Socials.
7.Victor NBA PRO.
8.Ann Ojeme Welfare.
9.Beatrice Kowei Assistant Secretary.
1.Osamede Asemota Chairman.
5.Ogechi Nnena Eze.
The Exco also co-opted other Members of the Branch into the Branch Exco ,as provided for by the NBA Unified Bye-Laws .
The Co-opted Exco Members of the Branch are :
Members of the Branch expressed optimum optimism that the new Branch Exco will herald a new dawn and splendid tidings in keeping up with the now established tradition of excellence ,that the Leadership of the Benin Branch of the NBA has been known for in recent times .