Monday, February 16, 2009

Osuagwu leads JACITAD till 2011

A Lagos-based social commentator, Mr. Prince Osuagwu has emerged the new president of a non-governmental organization (NGO), Joint Action Committee on Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Awareness and Development (JACITAD).

The election which held in Lagos, saw him scoring the highest votes against his closest opponents in the race.

Osuagwu, elected into his new position alongside Don Pedro Aganbi as vice president, Seun Ayotokun, Secretary General, Mrs Bisi Olaleye, Financial Secretary, Emeka Aginam as Director of Socials and Emma Okwuke, Treasurer, would lead JACITAD till 2011, when another general election would be held.

In his acceptance speech, excited Osuagwu promised to deliver on his electioneering campaigns including ensuring debt recovery of all JACITAD’s funds in some individual possessions.

He also called for continued support, saying that he cannot do it alone.

Earlier in his handover speech, the outgone president, Mr. Sola Fanawapo, said that he is personally happy because Mr. Osuagwu won, an indication that his administration did well, of which the incumbent served as the Secretary General.

He further urged members of JACITAD to give Osuagwu and his new team more support than was ever given to him during his tenure.

Osuagwu and his team were later sworn in by a notable member of the group, Mr. Shina Badaru of Technology Times, who equally canvassed support for the new administration.
JACITAD was inaugurated in June 2003 and ever since has been enjoying industry and stakeholders’ support.


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