By Francis Dugbe,
Ekwevugbe Distributors Multi-Purpose Cooperative Society has held its Annual General Meeting and elected new executives to pilot the affairs of the cooperative for the next one year.
Those elected are Chief John Okoro, President, Rev. Jacob Emakpor, Vice President, Dr. Joseph Tesi, Secretary, Hon. Sunday Apah, Treasurer, Mr. Abel Adjarho, Secretary II, while Hon. Sylvester Sopian, Mr. Godwin Bago, Mrs. Grace Ugorume and Mr. Paul Baye are members.
In his acceptance speech, Chief John Okoro, the President, said he was overwhelmed with joy for the support members of Ekwevugbe Distributors Multipurpose Cooperative Society gave him and for the confidence reposed in him by his election as President and for the election of other executive members of the cooperative society.
He expressed appreciation to members for making the Annual General Meeting a successful one. “On my honour and on behalf of other elected officers, I assure you that by the end of our tenure, we would have taken the cooperative a step higher than what it is today”.
According to him, “our work starts from now and I have no illusion about the enormity of the task at hand, however, with your support, I have strong belief that our future is bright”.
On their part, Hon. Jabin Doghor and Mr. Wilson Bebeduo, representatives of Ughievwen Union commended members of Ekwevugbe Distributors Multipurpose Cooperative Society for yearly organization of Annual General Meeting.
They noted that the yearly organization of AGM by the cooperative society shows how united they are. They urged members to promptly pay their loan to enable others to also benefit.
Highlights of the AGM was the presentation of gifts to members who attended all meetings, completed their shares and brought new members to the cooperative.