Thursday, 21 January 2016

Soldiers, Police Take Over Security As Obiano Orders Election At Nkpor Auto Market

By Okechukwu Onuegbu

Fear and suspicion have finally left the importers, exporters and traders in the popular Nkpor New Auto Spare Parts Market, Idemili North Local Government Area, Anambra State following the successful election of officers to pilot affairs of the market in the next four years. gathered that prior to the option A4 poll, there was an alleged plan to hijack the Nkpor New Auto Spare Parts Market by some unnamed individuals, even as it was purportedly postponed which prompted the state governor, Chief Willie Obiano to order for its conduct immediately.

Speaking after the election, the newly elected Chairman, Chief Elisus Ozokwere
Ozokwere vowed to run an all inclusive government, as well as to its existing maintain peace and order.

Ozokwere added: “My priority is peace restoration, after peace we embark on moving the market forward. I hereby urge those who lost their wares during the crises that erupted in the market on two occasions to take heart. We shall do all things possible to forestall future occurrences.

He equally commended those, who helped to ensuring that the election was successful, such as Governor Willie Obiano, Trade and Commerce Ministry, AMATA led by Chief Okwudili Ezenwankwo, various security operatives and others.

Earlier, the Southeast Chairman, Amalgamated Traders Association, AMATA, Chief Okwudili Ezenwankwo represented by the chairman of all chairmen of markets in Onitsha zone, Chief Vincent Ifeme, urged the new officials to abide by their oath of office and avoid acts capable of dragging their image to ridicule.

Among those elected were Chief Elisus Ozokwere – Chairman, Ikechukwu Onuegbu – Vice  Chairman, Uchenna Maluobi – Secretary, Ignatius Ejike – Treasurer, Alexander Orji – Financial Secretary, Onyebuchi Okeke – Assistant Secretary, Jude Nwagu – Okechukwu Onwudiwe – Circular Bearer.



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