The Imo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress APC on Saturday elected a new executive to run its affairs for the next four years.
The party elected MacDonald Ebere as its new Chairman.
Ebere, a former Chairman, Owerri Municipal Council was until his election, General Manager, Imo State Environmental Transformation Commission, ENTRACO.
He replaces Prince Marcellinus Nlemigbo, who until the election was state Chairman, Caretaker Committee of the party.
Also elected alongside Ebere was Matthew Omegara, a two-time member of the House of Representatives.
Omegara, who was elected vice Chairman represented Okigwe North Federal Constituency comprising Onuimo, Okigwe and Isiala Mbano council areas of Imo State.
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The rest are Greg Madu- Secretary; Ikechukwu Ume- Organizing Secretary; Ifeoma Ndukwu – Woman Leader; Cajetan Duke – Publicity Secretary; Ijeoma Onyebuagwu- Welfare Secretary; Peter Madu – Auditor and Samulson Emeribe – Physically Challenged.
In his post-election speech, the new Chairman, MacDonald Ebere promised to carry all party members along in the scheme of things.
He expressed his profound gratitude to members for reposing confidence in him and pledged not to betray their trust.
Ebere commended the sterling leadership of the state governor, Hope Uzodimma which he said, have made the APC a beautiful bride not only in the state but also in the South East region of the country.
He stated that the State Working Committee, SWC, would work assiduously to ensure the party not only retains the state but also wins more states in the South East region.
In his remarks, the state governor, Hope Uzodimma charged the new executive of the party to reconcile aggrieved members of the party and win new converts to the party.
He said; “Go out there, carry out your political evangelism – Preach the good message
“Reconcile all manner of people, reconcile members of our great party, convert new members into our great party, so that prosperity, which is the hallmark of our administration will spread to all in the state.
He promised to support the new executive to succeed.