Edo Chapter of Auctioneers Inaugurates New Executives

The Edo State chapter of National Association of Auctioneers has inaugurated a new Executives to pilot the affairs of the association.

Speaking at the event which was held in Benin City, the Edo State capital , the national patron of the association admonished the newly elected Chairman and his exco to remain focused and deligent in the discharge of their duties.

He stressed that the Auctioneering business has been in existence in Benin in the past 70 years, adding that the body is purely for business of helping the federal, state and local government in enhancing internally generated revenue through auctioning of items .

The association he said is devoid of tribal, religious and cults affiliation.

In his inaugural address, the newly elected Chairman of the association, Elder Anthony Orukpe Ebhoteme, expressed appreciation to the attendees who were able to grace the occasion inspite of short notice.

He said, ” haven served all the past association chairmen since1984, I have tapped much experience needed to prepare me for the task of piloting the affairs of the association,”

He further added that, ” I will carry everyone along in the discharge of my constitutional mandates. I am going to be firm but fair to all and I will use my office to unite every member of the association more than ever before and my expectation is that by this time next year, we shall have our own secretariat.”

Again, he promised to ensured that there are no factions in the body of the association but rather, harped for unity among the members of the association as an indivisible entity he stated.

In his presentation, the national secretary of the association, Mr Isibor Abumere on behalf of the national chairman commended the out- going Executives for deligently piloting the affairs of the association for the past eight years and for helping the government at the local, State and the federal government in boosting and enhancing the internally generated revenue.

In his speech, Mr Abumere said,” I must Commend the out- going Exco for a job well done for piloting the affairs of the association and also for electing credible people to lead the association”

On his part, the Edo State commissioner of Police represented by the DCP, Mr Dahiru Muhammed, congratulated the newly elected Chairman and other elected officers of the association.

In his words, he said,” I bring you greetings from the Edo State Commissioner of Police, CP Abutu Yaro. I want to use the opportunity to congratulate the newly elected Chairman, Elder Anthony Orukpe Ebhoteme ,whom I have known for a long time to be a perfect gentleman, a transparent, accountable and honest man to the core, a man you can count on and I want to say that I am sure his tenure will no doubt translate to greater progress for the association. I want to let you know that the CP congratulates you for your elections and promises to continue to relate with you as usual and wish you all success in your endeavours.”

Other officers inaugurated at the occasion include the Publicity Secretary, Chief Eddy Ogbomon, Nosa Ehijiator as the Assistant Secretary, Major Nwosu, the Auditor amongst others.

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