Osi Wosu Emerges Chairman Rumuokwurusi Town Council

A well respected indigene of Okwurusi, Comrade Osi Wosu has been elected chairman Rumuokwurusi Town Council (RTC).

Announcing the result of the keenly contested election which took place at Rumuokwurusi Civic Centre on Saturday June 4, 2022, the Eleco chairman, Hon. Kingsley Ejekwu said Osi Wosu polled 52 votes to defeat his closest rival, High Chief O. J. Amadi who got 8 votes. High Chief Ebere Nnanna another contestant polled 7 votes to come third, while Barr. Bennett Wosu got 2 votes. There were 3 void votes.

Other contestants that emerged victorious in the election are: Comrade Tony Worgwu – Vice Chairman, Nwenendah Amadi – Secretary, Comrade Isaiah Oge Wali – Public Relations Officer (PRO), Mr. Chijioke Wokoma – Financial Secretary, Chief Paul Wali – Provost I and Mr. Ikechukwu Amadi – Provost II.

The newly elected executive we gathered, were sworn-in on the 5th of June, 2022 by the Rumuokwurusi Traditional Rulers Council.

Speaking in an interview after the election, the Rumuokwurusi Town Council Chairman, Comrade Osi Wosu said his administration would focus attention on the Oil Mill Market which he described as dilapidated.

He stressed that his administration will put the market in good shape and make it conducive for traders.

He also promised to take the education of Rumuokwurusi youths as top priority, stressing that attention would be given to any of them who desires to go to school.

The newly elected Rumuokwurusi Town Council Chairman said his administration would strive to bring Rumuokwurusi women together for peace and unity, stressing that the little issues they had will be sorted out.

Another focal point of his administration, he said, is how to bring the Ezes/paramount rulers of Rumuokwurusi together.

According to him, at the moment, the Ezes are not in unity, stressing that his administration will ensure that they come together and unite for peace and progress of the community. He said without them being together, Rumuokwurusi will not make any headway.

Comrade Wosu appealed to traders that went to adjoining markets during the Covid-19 period to come back to the Oil Mill Market and promised to put everything in order for them. At the moment, he said, labour had been engaged to clear grasses which had grown in portions of the market.

He also called on those buying and selling on the roads to enter inside the market in order not to endanger their lives as accident could occur and affect them.

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