Enugu State IPMAN Gets New Executive, Vows To Reposition Chapter

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN, Enugu State branch, has elected new executive members for the association.

The election was conducted on Friday at Dematel Hotel Enugu, in the presence of IPMAN zonal Chairman, Chief Lawrence Nworuh.

Elected to head the association in the state as the chairman for the next five years is, Onowu Uchenna Onyia.

Also elected as vice chairman is George Offor while Ike Okeke was elected secretary.

Speaking after his inauguration, the new chairman, described the election as a new development.

He further pledged to unite the organization in Enugu state, addressing that, as a chapter, it will be recognized as the best in the Federation.

Asked about the expectations from his administration, Onyia echoed that, while peace and good governance will be his watch word, his leadership will push forward rules and guidelines to eradicate the abnormalities experienced in pump stations whereby, Marketers of Premium Motor Spirit, also known as Petrol, have overtime, been accused of manipulating their pump machine against customers.

“Am happy for this day, it’s God’s doing, and by the grace of God, we will make all members part of the association, IPMAN is for all and no one person”.

“We are looking out for all this abnormalities experienced in the sector, especially in Enugu state. We want to make sure fuel flow through the national, let everyone co-operate with us and Enugu state will be an example”.

“Our expectations will be judged by our performance. Our core word is peace and good governance”. And On the issue of eradicating the issues on Pump Price from marketers, we will start by calling them, have a meeting, and give them our rules amd guidelines and follow it up by setting up taskforce” He added.

The chairman who acknowledged that the chapter has gone through alot, called
on all aggrieved persons within and outside the association to embrace unity admitting that everyone is accommodated.

On his part, IPMAN zonal Chairman, Lawrence Nworuh, while expressing satisfaction on the election process, called on those who parade themselves as the state exco’s to desist from doing so or face the law.

According to him, with the declaration of the supreme Court, the newly elected executives are legit.

“As u can see I am with my zonal exco’s, so the election was successful and went smoothly. For years now, this is the first time we are having election in Enugu depot; And I want to advice, all does parading themselves as IPMAN, very soon they will be arrested”, he said.

“When you talk about the authentic IPMAN, does elected today are the original and authentic once, courtesy of the declaration of the supreme Court. We are under the leadership of elder Chinedu Okoronkwo, the national president who won his appeal at the supreme Court in 2018”. he added.

He continued “the Enugu people are all wonderful, a new baby has been birthed, we have five government depot under the zone and we are happy. Let them unite all IPMAN members, we are one body, it is for the welfare of our members; And let me warn, I want people in Enugu, Ebonyi and Anambra to know that very soon, we will clam down with our taskforce against those who we have had complaints that our marketers have been adjusting their meters, we shall punish them within our constitution, no one should panic, we have come to serve the public and our Members”.

FULL LIST OF IPMAN ELECTED EXECUTIVES, 2023 (ENUGU STATE Chapter)

CHAIRMAN – Onowu Uchenna Onyia

VICE CHAIRMAN- George Offor

SECRETARY- Ike Okeke

ASSISTANT SECRETARY- Chukwuebuka Okoh

TREASURER – Anyaeji Uche Felix

FINANCIAL SECRETARY – Sir Obi Emmanuel

ORGANIZING SECRETARY – Sir Richard Nnadi

P.R.O – Hon. Ekwo Isaac

EX – MMm,OFFICIAL – *Lucy Chinyere Eneh

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