Promise Uzoma Okoro has been elected as the new Chairman of Abia Online Media Practitioners Association.

The election was held on Friday in Umuahia, Abia State.

The Chairmanship position was contested by Promise Uzoma Okoro and Clinton Uba.

Declaring the outcome of the general election held in Umuahia, the Chairman of the Electoral Committee, Ugochukwu Nwankwo said Promise Okoro polled a total of 24 votes to emerge as the new Chairman while Clinton Uba polled 10 votes.

The following executive members were returned unopposed. Nneka Torti emerged the Vice Chairman, Dr Steve Unegbu the General Secretary, Chibuzor Aguwa the Financial Secretary, Stanley Nwokonko the Welfare Officer, Nwadiuto Mabel Okugo,the Treasurer and Loveday Chidi the Public Relation Officer.

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In a speech by the Online Media Practitioners Association of Nigeria national President Mr James Emeh, he urged OMPAN Abia to be united and work as a body,as well as congratulate them for the success of the general election.

He also lauded the association for conducting free, fair and peaceful election, describing it as a great achievement.

He further called on the Winner of the keenly contested election, Promise Okoro to embrace and extend hand of fellowship to his opponent, Clinton Uba and work with him for the growth and development of Online Media Practitioners Association Abia State, while encouraging Clinton Uba to wait for another time, explaining that next time,he could emerge the winner.

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In a similar vein,the National Editor in charge OMPAN, Mr Ifeanyi Okali, enjoined all members of OMPAN Abia State to shun envy, gossip as well as other activities that would negatively affect the progress of the association,while advising them to imbibe the habit of attending general meetings as well as support the new administration for the growth of the association.

He expressed his love for the association, promising to continue to work for the welfare and growth of the body.

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