Enugu: The Nenwe Improvement Union National (NIUN) delegates meeting inaugurated an interim National Executive Committee on Tuesday, October 1st at Nenwe Civic Centre, Nkwụ Ezha, Nenwe.
Chief Charles Chukwu(Okanumee 1 of Agbada-Nenwe), an agroproneur/farmer from Emene branch and Agbada-Nenwe Autonomous Community was unanimously elected by members present as President General of the interim executive committee, whose mandate is to organize an Election on or before 31st December, 2019.
Comrade Augustine Ukaegbu, a veteran journalist from Jos branch and Emudo-Nenwe Autonomous Community was elected Secretary General.
Other members of the interim executive committee include Sabastine Animba, Chairman, Abakaliki branch from Amoji-Nenwe Autonomous Community (Treasurer), Mazi Titus Ani from Jos Branch and Uhueze- Nenwe Autonomous Community (Publicity Secretary), Ndubuisi Valent Aniobi from Abuja branch and Amoji-Nenwe Autonomous Community (member), Chief John Orji(Member) Emudo Nenwe(member), Arc. Dr. Austin Udeh, President General, Uhueze-Nenwe Autonomous Community (member), Engr. K.C. Ọnụ, President General, Emudo-Nenwe Autonomous Community(Member), Chief Igbokwe K. C.,President General, Agbada-Nenwe Autonomous Community (Member).
In his speech, the DPO, Nenwe Divisional Police Station, DSP C. Anosike who also addressed the delegates thanked them for their peaceful conduct as well as the tremendous support he had been receiving from Nenwerians.
Barr. Clement Edeavia, the immediate past President General, NIUN had earlier stated that, following the expiration of the first tenure of the former executives, an election was expected to be held by the delegates to either renew their mandate for a second tenure or elect new officers.
However, since night was fast approaching and the constitutionally stipulated processes of accreditation of branches and election was no longer practicable, members present unanimously resolved to set up an interim executive committee to avoid an impasse as the tenure of the former national executive committee elapsed exactly a year earlier on 1st October, 2018.
In his acceptance after the inauguration, Chief Chukwu thanked Ndị Nenwe for the confidence reposed in him
“While thanking Ndị Nenwe for finding me worthy to be your servant, I solicit for the support of all and sundry to enable us move NIU forward”