By Charles Nwaoguji
The election into various positions of Idemili Brothers Association (IBA) took place over the weekend.
It was an opportunity for all the Idemili people resident in Lagos State to elect those who will pilot the affairs of the vibrant association for the next four years.
Speaking to Skybirdews Group on Sunday, the newly elected Chairman of North & South Idemili Brothers, Mr.Ebuka Agagwui, welcomed his election, saying his priority will be to unite Idemili people in Lagos and build a good working relationship with the state government to ensure services are delivered to the communities.
“While serving as chairman of the Association, Agagwui said he will support and encourage every idemili people to be one, especially bring all indigens of Idemili living in Lagos to always come together to help one another,”, he said.
“IBA recently went through a strategic planning routine and have mapped out the next four years for the association and how we will serve our members and the communities,” said Agagwui
“These new officers and board members will play a key role in helping IBA continuing being the most respected and valued community association and I look forward to working with all of these dedicated brothers,” he added.
He was happy with the conductor of the election.
One of the contestant of chairmanship, Chief Patrick Ezekwe said he decided to step down the chairmanship for Mr.Ebuka Agagwui for the seek of peace and brotherly love.
With single act he did, there was great joy in the air, which every member was pleaded.
Commenting on this demonstration by Chief Patrick Ezekwe, the elected Vice Chairman of the Association, Mr. Echezona Obienu said this is the best thing that has ever happened to the Idemili people.
He thanked the Chief Ezekwe for the sense of maturity he applied by stepping down for opponent.
Executive officers elected for 2018 are:
Chairman, Mr. Ebuka Agagwui, Vice Chairman, Mr. Echezona Obienu, Assistance Vice Chairman, Mr. Onyeka Obima, Secretary, Mr. Franklin Egbuna, Financial Secretary, Mr. Chinedu Uzochukwu, Treasure, Mr. Basil Obidike, PRO, Mr. Emeka Nwachukwu, Provost, Mr. Abuchi Obika and Welfare, Mr.Obinna Amobi.