The South East-South South Professionals of Nigeria (SESSPN) last week elected a leadership body in Lagos elected.
A statement by Mr. Collins Ugwu, SESSPN publicity secretary announcing the development stated that the new executive body is to drive the vision of the organization for the next two years.
The organization founded to pursue a consistent policy articulation and bold advocacy for the development of their regions, has remained a resilient vehicle for synergy amongst all layers of governance and service structures in the two geopolitical zones.
In the press release, Ugwu said the new president, a lawyer and leader of the African Bar Association, Mr Hannibal Uwaifo, after swearing in said that with the new executive team, “the race for impact is a marathon that has begun and won’t stop until the economies and political landscape of our zones profit from ideas that must work for impacts sustainably deliverable.”
â€œI am confident that with the unanimous affirmation of all that stood elected, the morale for a leap is sure, secured on the vast human capital available to draw from, and the guided wisdom of our collective will as a group, we will make the right impact, the president assured.
On behalf the new executives, he thanked the immediate past president, Mr. Denzil Kentebbe for his faith and firmness, and the Board of Trustees Chairman, Mr Emeka Ugwu-Oju for his abiding steadfastness, assuring that responsibilities shared are challenges made simpler, and when the zeal is apparent, the outcomes are foretold.
Other inaugurated SESSPN exco members include: Deputy President South South, Andy Wabali, Deputy President South East, Mr George Agu, General Secretary- Ireke Agbaeze Kalu Onuma, Deputy General Secretary- Anthonia Ofere, Treasurer- Samuel Ulaikere, while the Financial Secretary is Mathew Ogagavworia, The bodyâ€™s legal adviser is Noble Uchechukwu,