By JIDAUNA DARING
THE Gamai Youth Movement (GYM) Jos branch has elected its new executive officials that would run the affairs of the branch for the next three years.
This was contained in a press statement signed by Philip Eplong and made available to SUNDAY STANDARD in Jos, recently.
The statement revealed that the newly elected were; Alfred Lalong Bityen, Chairman; Philip Eplong, Vice Chairman; Dominic Gani, Secretary; Baamkwap Ignatius Dallas, Assistant Secretary; Tsenyen V. Zemna’an, Treasurer; Benjamin Shaiwan, PRO; Noel Na’antuam Kwande, Cultural Officer and Hycienth Attahiru as Financial Secretary.
Performing the swearing in of the newly elected EXCO at the Z00 view Hotel in Jos, the oath commissioner, Barrister Retlong Cynthia Parlong charged the new GYM officials to preserve, protect and as well work according to the constitution of the GYM.
Barrister Parlong charged the new GYM officials to preserve, protect and as well work according to the constitution of the GYM.
She said that the event has also opened a new chapter in their march towards peace, unity and progress as it signals another series of activities and development.
Parlong told them to put all hands on deck in order to realize their collective aspirations, especially in the task of leaving lasting legacies that would be for the benefit of the present and future generations.
In his farewell speech, the out gone chairman, Mr. Mathias Kwatmen said that the past four years were challenging following the trust and responsibility bestowed on them during their tenure.
Mr. Kwatmen appreciated members for the support given to them during their tenure and urged them to extend same support, understanding and cooperation to the new EXCO to succeed.
He then advised the newly sworn –in EXCO to be proactive while discharging their duties, in order to continue moving the branch forward.
Responding, the newly sworn in GYM Chairman, Mr Alfred Lalong Bityen expressed happiness and thanked members for finding them worthy to serve the branch in their various capacities.
Mr. Bityen affirmed that the new officials would not disappoint members and vowed to work hard, so as to prove the great honour that was given them.
He maintained that his administration would no doubt operate an open door policy to all its members and called on all and sundry in Gamai land to join hands in order to build a greater Gamai nation.
The statement added that there were goodwill messages from the representative of Gamai Unity and Development Organization (GUDO) and the National President, GYM, Mr. Martin Agwo.