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Promise Okoro emerges new Abia OMPAN Chairman, vows to reposition association



The newly elected Chairman of Online Media Practitioners Association of Nigeria, OMPAN Abia State Promise Uzoma Okoroafor (PUO) has vowed to reposition the association and take it to greater heights.

Okoro made this known shortly after his emergence as the Chairman OMPAN Abia State which also saw the emergence of other executive officials to pilot the affairs of the association in the next two years.

Declaring the outcome of the general election held at Evergreen hotels Umuahia, the Chairman of the Electoral Committee,Ugochukwu Nwankwo said Promise Okoro polled a total of 24 votes to emerge as the new Chairman while Clinton Uba polled 10 votes to come second position.

According to him, “Nneka Torti emerged the Vice Chairman, Dr Steve Unegbu the General Secretary, Chibuzor Aguwa the Financial Secretary, Stanley Nwokonko the Welfare Officer, Nwadiuto Mabel Okugo,the Treasurer and Loveday Chidi the Public Relation Officer, all returned unopposed”

In his acceptance speech, Mr Promise Okoro expressed appreciation for emerging the new chairman,while assuring that,” We will chart a new course for OMPAN Abia”

He reaffirmed his commitment to serve OMPAN with sincerity, while pledging not to disappoint the association.

Continuing,he pleaded with his opponent Mr Clinton Uba to work with him for the growth and development of OMPAN Abia.

He further thanked the Electoral Committee members for conducting a peaceful election as well as the Elders of the association for ensuring that the two major contenders for the position of chairmanship signed a Peace Accord and urged all to sheathe their swords for peace to reign.

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In his speech,the out going Chairman Chief Paddy Anyatonwu, thanked God for the successful end of his tenure as the OMPAN chairman and expressed gratitude to the Electoral Committee members for conducting a peaceful and successful election that ushered in credible officials for the association.