Obuah re-elected IPAC chairman in Rivers, promises stronger, independent council

Posted by News Express | 24 September 2016 | 2,273 times

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Following his re-election as the Rivers State Chairman of the Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Bro. Felix Obuah, has expressed satisfaction over the peaceful conduct of the Council’s election on Wednesday, September 21, assuring that he would work with all members to ensure the body remains efficient, focused and stronger.

Obuah, who is also the State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), stated this while commending members of the Council after being re-elected its Chairman alongside other Executive members to pilot the affairs of the body in the state.

According to a statement issued Friday by Obuah’s media aide, Jerry Needam, he congratulated other IPAC members who contested and emerged elected officials of the body, urging them to consider their election as a call to selfless service to their various political parties, the State and indeed, all Nigerians.

The Obuah further stated that under his watch, IPAC activities and programmes will be devoid of undue political control and interference by any particular member-party, but would at all times project and carry out consensus views of all members in the state without discrimination.

He enjoined members of the Council to always put the interest of the state ahead of their personal or political consideration, stressing that the body was founded on the principle of justice, equity and fair play, saying this must be achieved under his administration.

He thanked all member-parties for seeing him fit as their leader and assured them of equal opportunity to all.

The election, which was conducted by the IPAC National Secretary and National Chairman of CPP, Chief (Dr.) Sam Eke, with the support of the National Secretary of NNPP, Major Agbo (Rtd), was supervised by officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Others elected as IPAC executives in the state include, Engr. Joshua Worlu of SDP, Deputy Chairman; Sir Precious Baritordo Barido of Accord Party, State Secretary; while Hon. Chinedu Onyekachi Onyema of DPC secured the post of Assistant Secretary.

Also elected are Hon. Tonye Cotterel Wokoma of KOWA Party who became the Treasurer; Prince Favour Felix Reuben of Labour Party emerged Publicity Secretary, while Dr. (Mrs.) Anastasia Tepikor of NCP became the Financial Secretary.

•Photo shows Rivers IPAC Chairman, Bro. Felix Obuah.


Source: News Express

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