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Obiaruku Community Youths Get New Executive



Obiaruku Community Youths on Sunday elected new executive memebes that will pilot the affairs of the youths for the next 4 years.

The Electoral Committee adopted Option A4 for the election which has been widely adjudged as peaceful, credible, transparent, free and fair.

Announcing the results of the election, the Electoral Committee Chairman, Dr Okudaye Ismaila declared the following persons winners in the respective positions they contested for having polled the highest number of votes cast in the election: Comr. Malam Emisonuwe Dauda (President), Osamezie Donatus (Vice President), Uchebenu Foster (Secretary), Ocheli Chukwujindu Paul (Asst Sec), Daphey Uchebike (Committee Chairman) and Solomon Nwador (PRO).

Others who were returned unopposed are; Okpotu Christian (Speaker I), Obadoni Monday Chukwudi (Treasurer), Okudaye Michael (Organizing Sec), Umukoro Azubike (Welfare II), Omolu Festus Uzoma (Welfare I), Ajede Justice (Committee Chairman II), Oduni Kissington (Dir of Operations), and Uzu Edewor (Financial Sec).

Others include; Japhey Esegbue (Dir of Operations II), Madu Tolly Ejime (C.S.O), Nmor Festus Onyeka (Organizing Sec II), Chikogu Godsent (Taskforce I), Ojenuwa Jonah (Auditor), Odogu Smart Onyenuche (Taskforce II) Odigili Azubike (Provost) and Alama Chuks (Taskforce III).

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Meanwhile the chairman of the local government, Hon (C.S.P) Ajede has congratulated the winners of today’s Obiaruku Community Youth election while assuring them that the council is ready to partner with them and other community youths across the LGA to give the LGA the needed facelift in all ramifications and make Ukwuani enviable and a reference point in the state.

He also charged them to brace up to the task and responsibility that comes with leadership and start working by drawing up programmes and activities that will better the lots of the youth and unite them.

According to him, “I want to heartily congratulate the winners of the youth election today and charge them to start working, they should draw out plans to drive the Obiaruku Community Youth progressively. One thing is to win election, another thing is, sustaining the victory to achieve success; the youths should at this point, take a stand against insecurity especially in Obiaruku so that we can all experience calmness again – I want to urge them to be of good behavior. I must commend them also for the level of decorum exhibited today and throughout the entire process of the election”, he stated.

Barr Ajede also commended the Electoral Committee for adhering to the Obiaruku Community Youth Constitution and for delivering in their mandate which was to conduct a peaceful, free and credible election for the Obiaruku Community Youth.

Earlier, while briefing the press, the Electoral Committee Chairman, Dr Okudaye Ismaila thanked Hon (Barr) C.S.P Ajede for giving the Committee the free hand to work without any form of interference and for providing adequate security while maintaining what he described as an uncommon neutrality throughout the election.

The Obiaruku Traditional Council has also described the process that brought in the new Executive as free, transparent, credible and fair.

Speaking shortly after the declaration of the results, the Secretary General, Obiaruku Traditional Council, Chief Adubor Ezekiel lauded the Barr CSP Ajede-led administration of the local government for the successful and peaceful conduct of the youth election even as he thanked the electoral committee for exceeding all expectations in the conduct of the youth election.

The chief scribe of the Obiaruku Traditional Council noted that the council of chiefs will advocate for OPTION A4 in any future election as its been proven to be free, transparent and credible.

Members of the Electoral Committee that conducted the youth election are; Dr Okudaye Ismaila (Chairman), Elias Okpor (Secretary), Chief M.E.N Ogonegbu, Comr. Onoakpoma Monday Henry, Chief Chisonum Robinson and Comr. Uche Odili served as members.


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