Tuesday, 5 January 2016

Anambra Community Offers To Tutor INEC on How to Conduct Free, Fair, Credible Poll


By OkechukwuOnuegbu

The people of Amawbia, headquarters of Awka South Local Government in Anambra State have offered to tutor the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on how to conduct free, fair and credible election.

The Traditional Prime Minister of Amawbia, Arch Nnaemeka Maduka (Osojeze 11 Amawbia), who stated this in an interview with newsmen shortly after the conduct of 2015 Amawbia Town Union (ATU) election, praised the committee that conducted the poll, insisting that they performed above average.

Maduka, who is a brother to the re-elected President General of ATU, Pharmacist Anene Maduka, further called on INEC to come and learn from them as they were ready to tutor them on how to handle election matters.

This is even as he praised his people on how they conducted themselves as the election last, and urged the winners to continue with good work.
Also speaking the National Chairman, All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, who is an indigene of the town, Dr. Ike Oye, while swearing-in the elected ATU officials, urged them to be magnanimous in victory.

Oye also charged the losers not to see themselves as such, but to join hands with all to transform the town.

On his part, Dr. Obinna Maduka, a-US based medical practitioner disclosed that the outcome of the poll would bring light to Amawbia and Anambra state as a whole.

Others, who spoke to our reporter, commended the state governor, Chief Willie Obiano on his giant strides on security, urging him to sustain the tempo, because according to them, Anambra was crime-free throughout the yuletide.

Crest Daily reported that the newly elected officials of ATU, who were mostly re-elected to pilot the affairs of union in next 3 years include, Pharmacist Anene Maduka as President General; Deputy President General, Engr. Chris Nwoye; Ebele Nwufo, 1st Vice President; Frank Obiechine, 2nd Vice President General; Anthony Okonkwo, Treasurer; Auditors, Maduka Joseph, Anene Anthony, Nwosu Godwin, and Okoye Sylvanus.

On his acceptance speech, the re-elected President General of ATU, Pharm. Anene Maduka described the election as no victor, no vanquished, and called for a collaborative effort with all to lifting the community higher.



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