Newly elected MAJAN members taking oath of office.
Story by Dili Utomi.
The Maritime Journalists Association of Nigeria MAJAN, has elected a new set of executive members to run its affairs over the next two years. The election is sequel to the expiration of the tenure of the Raymond Ugochukwu led administration.
It was gathered that the move became necessary to save the association from collapse following the failure of the Raymond Ugochukwu led administration whose tenure elapsed since April 25th 2021 to conduct election and hand over power as stipulated in the constitution.
The new executive members in a group photograph after the swearing in ceremony.
The newly elected officers and their offices are as follows:- Alhaji Tunde Umar Daniah, President, Udochukwu Onyeka, Vice President, Mr. Dili Utomi, secretary, Mrs.Chinonye Anyatonwu, Financial Secretary.
Others are Mcanthony Onuoha, PRO, Alfred Omenihu, Assistant Secretary; Mrs. Anne Ejuka, Welfare Officer, Mrs. Victoria Silvernus, Treasurer and Mr.Azeez Itokpa Suleiman Provost.
The new president making his points during an interview after the election.
The President elect Alhaji Tunde Umar in his acceptance speech on behalf of other elected officers promised to run a transparent and an all inclusive administration assuring that his administration will do everything possible to right the wrongs of the past administration.
In his words, “1 thank you all well meaning members of MAJAN for finding me worthy to lead you as President, I promise that I will lead for just a single tenure of two years within which we would by the grace of Almighty God and with cooperations of members return the lost glory of MAJAN; I will run an open and transparent administration where all members rights and obligations will be obeyed in accordance with the provisions of the true MAJAN constitution;.
The election which was devoid of any rancour has been adjudged the freest and fairest in the history of the association.
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