Otefe-Oghara community gets youth exco elect

One of the newly elected excos being presented with certificate by the assocaition BOT, Hon. Vincent Ibori

….as Ibori, Omoko, Ighere, Elisha commend electoral c’ttee
By Kparobo Ehvwubare-Oghara
Otefe, the ancestral home town of former Delta State governor, Chief James Ibori at the weekend elected new executives that would pilot the affairs of youth activities in the community, especially being a host community to one of the three polytechnics in Delta State, Delta State Polytechnic, Otefe-Oghara.

Otefe community youths that turn out for the election

The election that was keenly contested, where the electoral committee, led by its Chairman Comr. Progress Atumah employed option A4 for transparency purpose, which the committee promised to uphold before, during and after the election.

Before the election, the electoral committee Chairman, Comr. Progress Atumah told journalists that his committee has perfected all plans for free, fair and credible election, just as he warned aspirants against violence during the election, noted that all the aspirants met the necessary requisite for the election.

The election that was done at Eyerekpokpo Primary School open field, Otefe, under the close supervision of security personnel, that include;  police drafted from Oghara divisional police station, DSS officials, Oghara local vigilante, stakeholders from the community. At the end of the election, Mr. Emudiake Onodavwerho emerged winner as the Chairman-elect pending the expiration of the present executives that would end June.

Shortly after the election, some of the community stakeholders, the Urhobo Progress Union, UPU youth President-General, Nicholas Omoko, Engr. Greg Ighere, Elisha Onodavwerho, Hon. Vincent Ibori commended the electoral committee for their transparency in the election, just as they stressed that Nigeria elections should be done in such manner devoid of rancor.

The trio of Omoko, Ibori and Elisha described the election as credible, admonished the excos elect to leave up to their billings with the view of fulfilling their electoral promises to the community.

In a pre-election interview, the Chairmanship aspirants, Mr. Kelly Edafinone and Mr. Emuodieke promised to take the outcome of the election in good faith, just as they averred that in any election there is always a winner and loser, promised to maintain peace during and after the election.

Those elected include; Onodavwerho Emuodieke as Chairman, Charles Erhifeta (Vice)  Idoroyoma Success (Secretary), Newton Goddey (PRO), Mayor Henry (Treasurer), Omoko Kingsley (Fin.Sec.), Ududah Isreal (Org. Sec.), Ohwodo Felix (Auditor), Oyisi Odiri (Welfare 2), Boyitie Rukevwe (Welfare 3), Eshemitan Austine (Ass. Treasurer), Oghene Maxwel (Ass. Auditor), Efetobor Jonathan (Ass. Fin. Sec.).

Others are Okudiowa Ejiro (Provost), Ajari Emmanuel (Welfare officer), Ajari Sheriff (Registrar), Odjirigho Essential (Social Officer), Onomuyefe Elvis (Org. Sec. 2), Agogo Blessing (Ass. Sec.), Onogbotsere Samson (Provost 2), Emebradu Kingsley (Provost 3), Omoko Elvis (Provost 4), Omoko Sunday (Ass. PRO), Oyieh Friday (Ass. Registrar) and Okiki Godwin (Social Officer 2) respectively.


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