Afam Aminu Chimezie, Onitsha
Elected Anambra State executives of the Owners of Private Schools Association of Nigeria (OPSAN) have recently produced new state officials for the association.
The election, which was held at Sharon House, GRA, Onitsha, attracted 180 delegates drawn from the 21 local government areas across the state.
The new state executives are tested professionals and academicians who have distinguished themselves in their various fields of endeavour.
Addressing journalists shortly after the peaceful election, the national president of OPSAN and proprietor of Susu College, Nkpor, Prof. Solomon Uzochukwu Nwanonyuo, expressed joy at the peaceful conduct of private school owners during the election.
While expressing confidence with the calibre of people who were newly elected, Nwanonyuo tasked them to seek cooperation with the state government on improving the quality of private schools in the state.
The newly elected state chairman of the association, Chief Sir Ernest Iwuamadi, also the proprietor of Summer Heritage International School, Awada, Obosi, in his acceptance speech promised to work for the interest of OPSAN and sought the corporation of OPSAN members in order to succeed in his new assignment.
The board of trustees (BOT) chairman, Lady Pat Okeke, and proprietor of Supreme Knowledge Academy, Nkpor, said in an interview that she was confident that the new executives would perform beyond expectation due to the quality of the members elected.
A BOT member of the association, Hon. Joyce Chinyere Mbakwe, commended school owners and the electoral committee for the successful event.
The chairman of the electoral committee, Mrs Sandra Onukwube, confirmed the challenges faced by the committee before the election and commended the entire members for surmounting them.
Mrs Nkiru Anaelom, representative of Prof. Ngozi Chuma-Udeh, the state commissioner for education, commended the peaceful conduct of the election and urged the association members to continue to work for the improvement of education in the state.