By Ogar Monday
The National Association of Boki Student Worldwide (NABS WW) has conducted elections into various offices at the level of the Executive council.
The elections which held at the Wolu town hall in Boki Local Government Area had in attendance 10 delegates each from Abu, Boje, Iruan, Osokom 1 and 2, and Eastern Boki, the clans that make up the Local Government who voted for their various candidates.
The result of the winners as announced by the ELECO Chairman Comrade Bekom Carison Evans had Comrade John Obi Bisong as the President, Achi Sarafina Ukie as the Vice President, Tiku Maurice as the Secretary, Ewor Lawrence Abang as the Assistant Secretary, Abang Petra Kijie as Treasurer, Etta Alice as Auditor, Director of Information is Agbor Richmond, Edward Akan as the Director of Socials, Ofum Paul as the Director of Academics, Bekom Besong Director of Welfare and Bisong Lydia Bisong as the Director of Women Affairs.
The election was nearly disrupted when the SA on Students Affairs to the Boki Local Government Chairman, Peter Onet tried to declare the elections cancelled with students telling him the elections were “not a council affair”.
Speaking after the elections, the Spirit Head of NABS, Comrade Joseph Obi Osibu, said “the election was free and fair, as all the six traditional clans were represented, and the result as announced by the ELECO chair truly represent the wish of most Boki students.
“Let me thank the Wolu community for providing us with security as all crises were managed before they could escalate, and as regards the SA’s attempt to cause problem, shameful is the only thing I can say”
Also speaking to CrossRiverWatch, the out gone President of NABS, Comrade Eku Martins Enu said he was happy the election which was previously postponed has come and gone.
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