Wednesday, 14 July 2021

Nwankwo Promises Rapid Dev of market as Ochiogu retains seat

Afam Aminu Chimezie |12 July 2021 

ONITSHA  - Chairman, Building Materials International Market, Ogidi  Anambra State, Chief Jude Nwankwo has vowed to rapidly transform the market for a business boom.

Chief Nwankwo made the declaration during the election of officers to man the affairs of Anambra State Markets Amalgamated Traders Association (ASMATA), at the weekend.

In an interview at the occasion, Chief Jude Nwankwo (Ochendo) who was recently re-elected for a second term of office disclosed that his second term of office would witness a business turn around for traders in the Building Materials Market.

Chief Nwankwo who was conferred with the title " Ezeudo"of Ogidi Building Materials International Market for his role in restoring peace to the former troubled market noted that the present government in Anambra State was traders' friendly and commended the Commissioner for Trade,Commerce and Wealth Creation, Chief Uchenna Okafor for his wisdom in handling market affairs in the State.

Earlier in the election Ogbaru Main Market, Chief Ndubuisi Ochiogu was re-elected the Zonal Chairman of  Anambra State Markets Amalgamated Traders Association (ASMATA), Ogbaru Section. Chief Ochiogu was re-elected through a voice vote conducted alongside other market leaders at the ASMATA Headquarters, Modebe Avenue, Onitsha yesterday.

The election of all the officers who were unopposed in their various offices witnessed the presence of other market leaders across the state. While commending the traders for finding him worthy to be re-elected the second term, Chief Ochiogu said he would improve on whatever achievements recorded so far as Zonal Chairman of Ogbaru ASMATA.

He commended other officers of the state market leadership for carrying the affairs of Markets with dignity.

Earlier after the election which enthroned Chief Ikechukwu Ekwegbalu as ASMATA President-General, Anambra State Commissioner for Commerce,Trade and Wealth Creation, Chief Uchenna Okafor said he had come to witness ASMATA election as provided by the constitution and called on the market leaders work towards developing their various markets ad well as generating revenue for government.