Jubilations In OMPAN, As Paddy Emerges New Chairman
Mr Paddy Anyatonwu, publisher of Pavamedia.com Saturday emerged as the Chairman of Abia Online Media Publishers, OMPAN with 19 votes against Mr Emenike Iroegbu of Afnews.com who polled 12 votes.
Mr Steve Unegbu of Southeastbreakingnews.com.ng emerged Secretary with 18 votes against Mr Ikokwu Ogbonna of Citytimes.com who got 13 votes
Mr Paddy Anyatonwu and the new Exco. 3rd left is Mr Ugochukwu Nwankwo, outgoing chair
The PRO’s position was won by Mr Loveday Chidi of Parrotnews.com with 26 votes while Mr Casmir Nwakanma of Parrotnews.com who trailed behind with 5 votes.
The Vice-Chairman’s position was won by Ms Nneka Torti of Newsleverage.com who returned unopposed.
Other positions that were returned unopposed include that of Treasurer won by Mrs Blessing Ogonna Iroha of Factnews.com; Financial Secretary won by Mr Chibuzor Aguwa and Welfare Officer won by Mr Nwaokonkwo Stanley of Evergreenreporters.com
Announcing the results of the election held at Evergreen Hotel, Umuahia, the Chairman of the Electoral Commission, Mr Uche Aguoru described the election as keenly contested and crisis free.
In his remarks, the outgoing chairman. Mr Ugochukwu Nwankwo of Abiapulse.com urged members to see the election with the spirit of sportsmanship. ‘The election has come and gone, lets continue as friends and brothers’, he said.
In his remarks, the newly elected chairman, Mr. Anyatonwu thanked members for trusting him with the mandate and promised to live up to their expectations.