Balogun Business Association appoints Caretaker Committee to pilot its affairs pending conduct of election

Posted by News Express | 24 December 2020 | 1,025 times

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Ex-officials of Balogun Business Association (BBA), Lagos International Trade Fair Complex, have appointed a Care-taker Committee that will pilot the affairs of the association pending the conduct of an election for its new executive.

Speaking at the occasion, the first president of the association and also chairman of the Board of Trustees, Chief Okey Ezibe, said that the appointment of the caretaker committee was based on the constitution of the association.

According to him, the constitution of the association expressly states that at the expiration of the tenure of the president of the association, ex-officials of the association shall appoint a five-man caretaker committee who would within two months appoint a returning officer and an assistant to conduct an election into the executive of the association.

He said that the association was founded in law and that he believes in following the law in every of his conducts.

Speaking further, he said that the purpose of the committee is to ensure smooth and peaceful transition.

Chief Ezibe urged the members of the committee, headed by a former president of the association, Felix Odunukwe to lead the association with fear of God and respect for humanity.

According to him, they should ensure that peace and tranquility would reign in the international shopping mall.

In his acceptance speech, Odunukwe thanked the ex-officials for finding them worthy to lead the association at this point in history.

He said that the members of the committee would not disappoint the confidence that was reposed in them.

According to him, they would ensure that law and order reigned in the association and that at the end of the day a peaceful transition would be done.

“The biggest ingredient we need to do our business is peace. Without peace, there cannot be progress and development. Therefore, we are going to pursue peace. Our committee will go to any length to make peace to reign in the market. We will discharge our duties according to the constitution of the association and by the grace of God, we will not disappoint,” Odunukwe said.

Source: News Express

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