Young Shall Grow Traders Elect New Executives

The Young Shall Grow Traders Association have elected new executive members to pilot the affairs of the association.

In a keenly contested election held in Port Harcourt over the weekend, Mr. Icho Emeka Onowu was returned as chairman of the association, while the runners up, Sunny Iwuagwu become the vice chairman.

Others elected included Chima Soronadi as Secretary, Benedict Oguh; Assistant Secretary; Peter Agim emerged the treasurer Theophilus Okwuodu as the financial secretary while Ugochukwu Owulezi won the public relation officer’s position, Kingsley Amaechi and Victor Chukwu Cheneka emerged Provost I and II respectively.

Speaking to The Vortex after the election, the re-elected Chairman of the association, Emeka Onowu expressed appreciation to members for the confidence reposed in him and the other elected executive members, pledging not to disappoint the association in the discharge of the responsibilities of his office.

Onowu also restated his commitments to protect and defend the interests of the association, adding that he will use his renewed mandate, to prioritize the official registration of the association, installation of a signboard to identify the association in the area, instill unity among the members and pursue issues that will project the interest of the body. The chairman attributed his re-election to the good works in his first tenure and also the trust and confidence of the members.

Patron of the association and the Managing Director of Achim Biz Worldwide Solutions Ltd, Mr. Onytekachi Nnabugwu expressed delight at the orderly conduct of the elections and urged the elected officials to remain committed and pursue the interests of the association. Chairman of the electoral committee, Reginald Alusiaka and the Secretary Elder Godwin Nwaeke told The Vortex that their resolve and dedication to carry out the assignment ensured that the process was free, fair and credible and commended members for their good conduct and adherence to the rules of the elections.

Other members of the association, who spoke to The Vortex on the election, unanimously adjudged that the exercise was devoid of any manipulations, and that the  election organizers allowed members the opportunity to vote according to their conscience. Over forty five registered members of the participated in the elections.

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