Monday, July 11, 2016

Party organisers elect Gbemisola Ope, president

The Association of Professional Party Organisers and Event Managers of Nigeria (APPOEMN) has elected Gbemisola Ope as its latest president, reports ITRealms.

Confirming this to ITRealms, Corporate Affairs Director at APPOEMN, Mr. Emeka Achebe-Okosieme, said, this came as part of the third Annual General Meeting (AGM) which ended recently.

He also said that the major focus of the AGM was to adopt a new constitution and elect executives to pilot it affairs for the next two years.

With the latest development, he said, saw the introduction of Gbemisola Ope as the President of association to lead a nine-member executive council.

“Funke Bucknor Obruthe passed the baton to Gbemisola Ope after two years of outstanding service,” he said.

He equally quoted the new president as saying acceptance speech, “I am excited about taking APPOEMN to the next level. It will not be easy, it will be gradual and it will be a lot of fun. But with your support I know it can and will be done”.

Further, Okosieme said the new executive has the mandate of the association to work assiduously propagate its ideals, develop and maintain standards while accommodating all stakeholders.

“This is the dawn of a new era in the event industry in Nigeria,” he declared.

Other members of the APPOEMN’s executive council, he said, includes Adefunke Kuyoro as vice president, Kemi Remi-Dairo, secretary,  Titi-Moritiwon Ezeagwula Finance/Treasury Director, Emeka Achebe-Okosieme, Public Relations Officer cum Corporate Affairs Director, Ajibola Olatomirin-Richards as education director.

Whereas, Kehinde Onabanjo Iyola was elected creative and event director, Taiwo Olamide Ajao is the logistics Director, while Joke Odunowo is the director in-charge of welfare and hospitality.

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