Ex-NBA Chairman, Akpata Clinches Edo Labour Party Guber Ticket

Barr. Olumide Akpata, immediate past Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has clinched the governorship ticket of the Labour Party for Edo State election.

The party announced his emergence on social media after it conducted its primary on Friday.

“He scored 316 votes to beat other aspirants,” the party announced ahead of the election that will be held in September.

The former NBA Chairman had in the past days been drawn to battle the party leadership over his concern that he was being schemed out for the highest bidder.