By Our Reporter
Eno Iyamba, Esq.of the Cross River State Ministry of Justice has been inaugurated as the Chairman, Cross River State Young Lawyers Forum of NBA Calabar Branch.
The election which held Thursday at the premises of the State Judiciary Headquarters along Mary Slessor Avenue, Calabar Municipality was supervised by the NBA Calabar Branch Chairman, Dr. Emmanuel Egbe Idaka and the learned representative of the Chief Judge of Cross River State, Hon. Justice Eyo Effiom Ita as well as the distinguished learned members of the NBA Calabar Branch.
At the end of the poll, the following emerged: Eno Iyamba, Esq – Chairman. Patience Agala, Esq – Vice Chairman. Edim Effiong Edim, Esq – Secretary. Doris Manyo, Esq – Treasurer. Nwamara Daberechi, Esq – Legal Adviser. And Terem Inyambe, Esq – Publicity Secretary.
The newly elected Executive Committee Members were thereafter sworn in by the representative of the Chief Judge of Cross River State, Hon. Justice Eyo Effiom Ita.
He congratulated the new exco and enjoined them to abide by the ethics of the legal profession and live up to their billings as the future of the legal profession.
In his inaugural speech, Eno the new YLF Chairman stated that, “I sincerely thank each and every member of the YLF Calabar for the overwhelming mandate bestowed on me and my exco to pilot the affairs of the forum for the next two years.
“We can only but pledge our loyalty, commitment and service to the forum. No doubt, the electioneering campaigns generated so much rancor and unnecessary bitterness. Our greatest mandate therefore is to work towards restoring the forum to the past glorious days of peace, unity and togetherness.
“I extend a hand of fellowship to all aggrieved factions/parties and I pray God’s abiding peace prevail over all. The days of politics are over and there is no victor, no vanquish!” He concluded.
Below are pictures from the ceremony.
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