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NACOPPMAN Imo Branch Elects Cos Ukwuoma Chairman, Inaugurates New Exco


Imo state branch of the National Coconut  Producers, Processors and Marketers Association of Nigeria, (NACOPPMAN) has unanimously elected Mr. Cos-Ukwuoma Nnamdi Kelvin as Chairman, with Mrs Uchechi Mercy Chinagorom as Deputy Chairperson and Mr. Lazarus Chikwendu as Secretary to pilot the affairs of the association for a period 4 years. 

Others elected were; Mr. Alameziem Cajethan who emerged as Assistance Secretary, Mr. Ogbuji Eugene Anayo as Financial Secretary, Evan Ebere Nwaduvu, as Treasurer and Anyanwu Theodore as Organizing Secretary. 

Also, Nwangwu Chimeremeze Victor, emerged the Publicity Secretary, Andrew Chidiebere Aganugwa clichéd the position of  Assistance Organizing Secretary while Lady Patricia Okpara picked the position of Assistant Financial Secretary. 

The epic event which was graced by members of the association within and outside the State, also featured the dissolution of the interim  management committee  before the election by the National Vice President, South East Zone who is also the Chairman of the South East National Electoral Committee, Pastor Elvis Oliver Okolie.  

 Speaking after the election  and administration of Oath of Office, in Owerri recently, the Chairman,  Mr. Cos-Ukwuoma Nnamdi Kelvin in his acceptance speech thanked all for gracing the event, pointing out that the position is a call to duty, commitment and dedication, adding that he is determined to move the association to a greater height.

In his words, ” I am inspired and heartened by the praise and appreciation, encouragement and congratulations from all the members. This position is a call to duty and not just to fulfill all righteousness. The confidence and trust you all have for me by electing me unopposed is the sole reason  why I accepted to be the chairman of the great association and as such, will never let the association down”. 

“I also want to thank all my superiors and colleagues for your overwhelming support. It is a  great honor to be blessed with this cooperative and caring team of superiors and colleagues who have stood by me. I  also congratulate my  fellow executive, wishing them a successful, peaceful result -oriented tenure and open-minded stewardship. On behalf of my team, we are assuring all that we will work tirelessly to uplift the association’s banner in Imo state. We hope to seeing all our superiors and colleagues and the association on top of the list in Agricultural sector  in Nigeria. I strongly  hope to achieve all their goals through the help of members of  the association In order to reach  an enviable height both in the state and country at Large”, he submitted.

Earlier in  a keynote address by the National President of the association,  Mrs. Nma Okechukwu, who was ably represented by the National Vice President, South East Zone, Pastor Elvis Okolie, described the event as  historic since the inception of NACOPPMAN Imo state chapter.

He noted that the active mobilization and participation by members for the actualization of the  maiden election, flag off and awareness campaign with the theme: ACTUALIZING COSIN was impressive and commendable, while expressing gratitude to the newly  elected Imo State Chapter of the association ably  led by Mr. Nnamdi Cos- Ukwuoma for passionately taking the leadership responsibility to pioneer the establishment of NACOPPMAN  in Imo state.

He also commended both the state Governor and the commissioner for Agriculture for their willingness to promote the Imo State coconut industry through the numerous agricultural development programmes in the state. Adding that NACOPPMAN is the Apex body to coordinate, nuture, promote the growth and economic development of the coconut value chain in Nigeria and globally.



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