Yakubu Maikyau Biography – Age, NBA President and Net Worth
Mr Yakubu Chonoko Maikyau is a Senior Advocate of Nigeria.
Yakubu Maikyau is said to be in his late 50’s
Yakubu Maikyau, has emerged as the 31st President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA). Maikyau was named the new NBA president following an election of the legal body which was held virtually. The Chairman of the Electoral Committee who is also an SAN, Professor Ayodele Akintunde, announced made the declaration on Sunday in Abuja while announcing the result of the poll.
Mr. Yakubu Maikyau (SAN), at the weekend, defeated Chief Joe Kyari Gadzama (SAN) to emerge as the 31st President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA).
Maikyau polled a total of 22, 342 votes to defeat Gadzama, his major challenger who got 10, 842 votes out of a total of 34, 564 votes that were cast for the position of the NBA President. The 3rd contender for the same position, Mr. Taidi Gunu, got 1,380 votes out of a total number of 34,554 votes that were cast for the position. Following the declaration, Maikyau is expected to take over the leadership of the legal body from the outgoing NBA President, Olumide Akpata.
In his acceptance speech, the NBA president-elect urged all those who contested the election and lost to join his team to make the association better.
Yakubu Maikyau has an estimated net worth of $1 million.