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National Butchers Union Dissolves Delta Exco, Godwin Orhewo Emmerges Caretaker Committee Chair



By Wilson Macaulay
The National Butchers Union Of Nigeria led by Chief John Oseimede Adun aka Bob Izua on Saturday, September 5, 2020 at the Ultra Modern Hall of Ugbolokposo Market in Uvwie Local Government Area dissolved the former Delta State Exco led by Mr David Akusu whose tenure expired on the 30th of May, 2020.

The Union in a letter dated 3rd September, 2020 and signed by the National Vice President South South,
Chief Peter Ogiugo copied the
the Delta State Governor Senator Dr. lfeanyi Okowa, AIG Zone 5 Benin City, Commissioner of Police, Delta State, Director of SSS, Delta State, including the Ministry of Agriculture and Environment to be well abreast with the affairs of the Union for record purposes.

Chief Peter Ogiugo, the National Vice president who represented the National President at the function in his official statement titled Dissolution of Former Exco Members of the Delta State Chapter, reads in part: “I am pleased to inform you that following the expiration of the tenure of the David Akusu led Exco of the Delta State Chapter of the Butchers Union, the National Headquarter has graciously approved the following persons to act in capacity of Caretaker Committee.
Comrade Godwin Orhewo, Chairman, Atunusha O C. Pope, Secretary, while the rest of Henry Ohwobeno, lzuna Aniebuka, Madam Okpako Anthony, Darlington Noah, Oris Akpobi, Obarek Florence, Solomon Agu, Sunday Nwokolo, Emuakpeje Isaac Doghor and Samuel Idhomi are to serve as members of the Caretaker Committee to pilot the affairs of the Union in Delta State for a period of three months pending the conduct of a fresh election.

Chief Peter Ogiugo, the National Vice President South South who stressed that the former Exco in Delta State stand dissolved with immediate effect noted : “l hope this newly appointed Caretaker Committee members will be law abiding, answerable and conform appropriately with the directives from the National Headquarter of the Union in line with the set rules governing the Union.

He added that the Caretaker Committee is expected to respect and cooperate with all constituted authorities and laws governing Delta state as exemplary leaders.

Chief Ogiugo while expressing confidence in the Comrade Godwin Orhewo led Caretaker Committee said: “l am convinced beyond reasonable doubt that the Caretaker Committee inaugurated today have the requisite knowledge to pilot the affairs of the Union to greater heights within the time frame of three months as directed by the National Headquarter until a free, fair and credible fresh election will be conducted to usher in a new Exco.”

He therefore enjoined all members of the Union in Delta State to cooperate with the Caretaker Committee to ensure a seamless transition devoid of rancour and acrimonies in the interest of all stakeholders.

The newly inaugurated Caretaker Committee Chairman, Comrade Godwin E E Orhewo who spoke on behalf of the 12 Member-Caretaker Committee thanked the National President, Chief John Adun aka Bob lzua ably represented by the National Vice President, Chief Peter Ogiugo.

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Comrade Godwin Orhewo, the Delta Caretaker Committee Chairman promised to hit the ground running with the total support of the members to deliver on the Mandate given to them.

He assured the leadership of the union that they can count on him that better days are ahead of the Union.

Special dignitaries in the likes of Elder Uyi Edo, National PRO, Mr Sunday Onovwode, South South Coordinator, Barrister Oghenokome Okoro, South South Secretary/ legal adviser and Comrade I O Adidi, former Chairman, Okpe LGA Chapter of the Butchers Union in their separate remarks commended the National Headquarters for doing the right and needful thing in the Delta State Chapter of the Union.

They all passed a vote of confidence on the newly inaugurated Comrade Godwin Orhewo led Caretaker Committee


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