By Hezekiah Ovedhe.
Ahead of the 2024 ‘Centre Executive Officers’ election of a Delta community, Ekiugbo-Ughelli in Ughelli north local government area, Comrade Bernard Baker, weekend at the instance of the community’s elders and leader constituted and inaugurated an electoral committee for the community with Barr. Erhire Brorhie as chairman.
While performing the inauguration ceremony, the President General, charged the newly inaugurated electoral members to work in line with the community constitution.
His words, “You are saddled with the responsibility of putting credible and worthy people to govern the community for the next four years effective from March next year.
” The community’s constitution has stated the condition to be voted and voted for therefore let the constitution guard the committee in all your dealings.
“Any aspirant for any position must be thoroughly screened and all credentials must be subject to scrutiny and defended by the holder to avoid the mistake of the past.
” Your committee must organize a press conference where all aspirants will give their manifesto”, he charged the committee.
Other members of the electoral committee are; Mr. Emmanuel Tefuel- Secretary, Hon. Sunday Udin- member, Elder David Omovo- member, Mr. Eruemu Happy- Member, Comrade Akpobome Umukoro- member, Mr. Mathew Onakpoma – member, Mr. Efekpeti Ahwotu – member and Mr. Stephen Erhibohwo member.
In his acceptance speech, Barr. Erhire Brorhie promises to uphold the constitution of the community and ensure free and fair elections.