A former Prevention and Combating of Corruption Bureau (PCCB) Director-General, Dr Edward Hoseah has been elected as the President of Tanganyika Law Society (TLS).
Announcing election results in Arusha, Friday, TLS election committee chairman, Charles Rwechungura said the former PCCB boss garnered a total of 297 of all valid votes, followed by Flaviana Charles with 223 votes.
Others who were contesting for the highest post at TLS and their respective votes in the bracket were Francis Stolla (17), Albert Msando (69) and Shehzad Walli (192).
Before announcing election results, Mr Rwechungura said out of the 5,286 registered voters, only 802 lawyers turned up for election.
During his campaigns, Dr Hosea promised TLS members that he will fight for the rule of law if elected to become the next President of TLS.
He also promised to create a the reciprocal relationship between the association and the government as he insisted on the rule of law.
He had good news for the new members as he promised to slash fees from the current 600,000/- to 400,000/- insisting that the charges were too high for fresh members.